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Bangladesh Court Confirms Islamist's Death Sentence

In Bangladesh, the Supreme Court has upheld the death sentence of a senior Islamist politician found guilty of atrocities during the country's 1971 war of independence. It is the third guilty verdict handed down in the past week in connection with war crimes trials that some see as justice long overdue and others as a political vendetta. A group of war veterans cheered outside the Supreme Court's doors as it upheld the death penalty awarded a year and a half ago by a special war...

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