December 13, 2013
by Peter Snyder
The Bangladesh government on Thursday executed Abdul Quader Mullah, Assistant Secretary General of the opposition Islamist Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) party. Mollah was convicted by Bangladesh's International Crimes Tribunal (ICTB) for crimes committed during the 1971 Bangladesh Liberation War and ...[read more]
December 9, 2013
by Lauren Laing
Two UN human rights experts on Monday urged the Bangladesh government to halt the execution of Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) Assistant Secretary General Abdul Quader Mollah, based on concerns that he did not receive a fair trial. The Supreme Court of Bangladesh sentenced Mollah to death without appeal in ...[read more]
September 17, 2013
by Theresa Donovan
The Supreme Court of Bangladesh on Tuesday sentenced Abdul Quader Mollah, assistant secretary general of the Islamist party Jamaat-e-Islami (JI), to death. This overturned a February ruling by the International Crimes Tribunal Bangladesh (ICTB), which sentenced Mollah to life in prison for crimes... ...[read more]
February 17, 2013
by Jaimie Cremeans
The Bangladesh parliament on Sunday approved amendments to the country's war crimes laws to allow prosecutors to appeal sentences given to defendants convicted of war crimes. These amendments are a response to protests that ensued after Abdul Quader Mollah, leader of the Islamist Jamatt-e-Islami ( ...[read more]
February 10, 2013
by Jaimie Cremeans
The Bangladesh Law Minister Shafique Ahmed on Sunday said that a proposal to amend its war crimes laws to allow the government to appeal for higher sentences will be placed before the cabinet on Monday. This amendment would allow either side to appeal against a conviction for reasons including ...[read more]
February 5, 2013
by Julie Deisher-Edwards
The International Crimes Tribunal Bangladesh (ICTB) on Tuesday handed down its second verdict, sentencing Abdul Quader Mollah, leader of the Islamist party Jamaat-e-Islami (JI), to life in prison. This sentence comes a week after televangelist televangelist Abul Kalam Azad, also known as "Bachchu ...[read more]

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