Bangladeshi authorities hang Islamist leader

DHAKA – Bangladesh authorities have hanged a top Islamist leader for overseeing a massacre during the nation’s 1971 independence war against Pakistan, officials say. “Mohammad Kamaruzzaman has been executed at 10.30pm Bangladesh time,” Law and Justice Minister Anisul Huq told AFP after Saturday’s hanging. Four specially trained convicts took him to a makeshift gallows, set […]

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