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Bangladesh: Death penalty will not bring justice for crimes during independence war

Headline Title:  Bangladesh: Death penalty will not bring justice for crimes during independence war 29 October 2014 The death sentence against a leading opposition figure in Bangladesh for war crimes will not bring justice to the millions of victims of the independence war, Amnesty International said.Additionally, the defence team has consistently raised concerns that trial proceedings have not followed fair trial standards.Motiur Rahman Nizami, head of Jamaat-e-Islami, the third largest political party in Bangladesh, was sentenced to death for war crimes today by the International…

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