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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...

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