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Bangladesh SC hands down death penalty to top Jamaat leader


Fundamentalist Jamaat-e-Islami leader Abdul Quader Mollah, infamous as the “butcher of Mirpur”, was Tuesday sentenced to death for 1971 war crimes by Bangladesh Supreme Court. The verdict comes eight months after a special tribunal awarded him life imprisonment, sparking protests by Islamists.

Death penalty for Bangla Jamaat leader

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Dhaka: Bangladesh Supreme Court today handed down death penalty to fundamentalist Jamaat-e-Islami stalwart Abdul Quader Mollah for 1971 war crimes, revising a special tribunal verdict which had sente

Bangladesh HC cancels registration of Jamaat-e-Islami

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Dhaka: Bangladesh's biggest right-wing party Jamaat-e-Islami was on Thursday banned from contesting future polls by a court here, which cancelled its registration in a landmark ruling, leaving the on

Bangla JI leader gets death


Dhaka: A top leader of the fundamentalist Jamaat-e-Islami party was sentenced to death on Wednesday by a special Bangladeshi tribunal for committing “crimes against humanity” and unleashing ruthless

Bangladesh strike: 2 killed in police firing


Dhaka: Two Islamist demonstrators, including a minor, were killed in police firing when machete-wielding protesters went on a rampage on Tuesday against the conviction of fundamentalist Jamaat-e-Isla

Bangladesh top Islamist jailed for 90 years for war crimes


Dhaka: A special Bangladesh court on Monday sentenced a top Islamist to 90 years in prison for masterminding atrocities during the 1971 war of independence against Pakistan.
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Do not wear skimpy dresses: Jamaat-e-Islami warns tourists


The Jamaat-e-Islami Jammu and Kashmir has asked tourists visiting the Valley to desist from wearing skimpy clothes and warned them of an angry reaction if they failed to do so.

"Some tourists, mostly

Fai goes back a long way with Jamaat in Kashmir

Ghulam Nabi Fai, the Indian Kashmiri who became an American citizen and ran a covert propaganda ring for Pakistan’s ISI out of Washington before his arrest by America’s Federal Bureau of Investigation

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