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Bangladesh Upholds Death Sentence for War Collaborator

Bangladesh's Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld the death sentence for a top leader of an Islamist party for war crimes and crimes against humanity during the country's independence war against Pakistan in 1971. A four-member panel headed by the country's Chief Justice S.K. Sinha dismissed the appeal by Jamaat-e-Islami party's Secretary-General Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mojaheed against a 2013 verdict sentencing him to death. Mojaheed was convicted of five charges including...

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