Leader hanged

DHAKA – Bangladesh hanĀ­ged Islamist party leader Motiur Rahman Nizami for genocide and other crimes committed during the 1971 war of independence from Pakistan, the law minister said, risking an angry reaction from his supporters. Mr Nizami, head of the Jamaat-e-Islami party, was hanged at Dhaka Central jail just after midnight, Law Minister Anisul Haq […]

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