ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Wednesday strongly condemned the execution of the leader of Jamaat-e-Islami (JI), Motiur Rehman Nizami in Bangladesh, while Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan termed the hanging 'inhumane' and a 'violation of international laws'.
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DHAKA: Bangladesh's Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the death sentence of top Islamist party leader Motiur Rahman Nizami for war crimes, paving the way for his execution within days.
DHAKA: Bangladesh's highest court on Wednesday upheld the death sentence for the leader of the country's largest Islamist party for crimes during its 1971 independence struggle, paving the way for his execution within months.
DHAKA: A Bangladeshi war crimes tribunal deferred its verdict on an Islamist party chief already sentenced to death in a separate case on Tuesday because he is sick, lawyers said. Motiur Rahman Nizami, 69, head of Jamaat-e-Islami party, has been charged with 16 crimes including genocide, rape, arson and killing of intellectuals during the 1971 war of independence from Pakistan. Nizami, a former minister during former premier Begum Khaleda Zia's last term in 2001-2006, has been in jail since 2010 when he was charged with…