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Bangladesh Tycoon Ordered to be Executed for War Crimes

A special tribunal in Bangladesh has handed down the death sentence to a senior leader of the country's largest Islamist party for war crimes. The war crimes court in Dhaka found Mir Quasem Ali guilty Sunday on charges stemming from the nation's independence war against Pakistan in 1971. The 62-year-old media tycoon is thought to be one of the top financiers of the Jamaat-e-Islami party.   Bangladesh accuses Pakistani soldiers and local collaborators for the deaths of 3...

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