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Islamist 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 10:14 p.m. local time Thursday. 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 death penalty by the legal team for Abdul Qader Mollah, who was set to be hanged late Tuesday before his lawyers secured a...

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