Bangladesh ex-official jailed for aiding militants who killed judges Brett Murphy at 10:17 AM ET
[JURIST] Former Bangladeshi Telecommunications Minister Aminul Huq was sentenced to 31 years imprisonment Thursday for aiding Islamic extremists executed in March for the murder of two judges [JURIST reports] in 2005. The militants acted as part of a terror campaign to bring traditional Islamic rule to the country to replace the current secular, Muslim system. Nearly 30 people were killed in the attacks, and since then, over 1,000 people have been arrested in connection with bombings [JURIST report].
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