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Bangladesh on Thursday executed an opposition leader convicted of war crimes hours after the Supreme Court rejected his last-minute appeal, officials said.
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Dhaka, Dec 12: At least five people were killed Thursday and 25 injured as Rapid Action Battalion members opened fire at opposition activists in Laxmipur town of Bangladesh.
What does a family photograph taken some 40 odd years ago, a book on the philosophy of art and a war medal have in common? What could possibly be the binding factor? On the surface of it, there are no coherent connections between the three.
Today marks the 27th death anniversary of artist Rashid Chowdhury. Rashid was the pioneer of tapestry in this country and definitely the finest artist of this particular genre to date.
We should thank the two parties in Bangladesh for agreeing to not only sit down to address the political stalemate but also to meet again soon to continue the effort.
Bangladesh's highest court held a hearing Wednesday to decide the fate of an Islamist leader sentenced to death for war crimes, after he was given a dramatic last-minute reprieve from execution.
He spoke with Sheikh Hasina and President Abdul Hamid by phone as assistant United Nations Secretary-General for Political Affairs Oscar Fernandez-Taranco wrapped up a five-day visit to the South Asian country with a warning that the current political crisis is exacting a heavy, human, social and economic toll, seriously threatening the hard-earned ... (more)
Bangladeshi activists gather for a protest demanding immediate execution of Islamist opposition leader Abdul Quader Mollah in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013.
Human Rights Day is being observed in Bangladesh, amidst extreme forms of humiliation and denial of human dignity.
Supporters of the Bangladesh Awami League hold an effigy of opposition leader Khaleda Zia as they form a human chain to protest against the ongoing blockade organised by Bangladesh Nationalist Party activists and Islamist allies in Dhaka on December 10, 2013.
Abdul Qader Mollah, a Bangladeshi political leader convicted of war crimes committed in 1971, will be executed by hanging this evening, making him the first person ever to be executed after being convicted for crimes committed during Bangladesh's war for independence, authorities say.
A special tribunal signed an execution order on Sunday for 65-year-old Mollah, infamous as the "Butcher of Mirpur".
Dhaka, Dec.9: Bangladeshi economist and political activist, Anu Muhammad has said the Jamaat-e-Islami is propagating its agenda and taking advantage of the political turmoil that has led to violent protests.