Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

Opposition Leader Executed in Bangladesh

An Islamist opposition leader convicted of war crimes has been executed in Bangladesh. A reporter for VOA said prison authorities carried out the execution of Abdul Qader Mollah at 10:01 p.m. local time Thursday. Earlier reports had the time of execution at 10:14 p.m. The Bangladeshi government has not issued any statement. Crowds of protesters were swelling outside the jail as an ambulance took Mollah's body from the prison. The court turned down a request for a review of the...

Read complete article
© Voice of America -

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter