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Bangladesh Hangs Two Opposition Leaders for War Crimes

Bangladesh has executed two opposition party leaders convicted of war crimes committed during Bangladesh’s 1971 war of independence. Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mujahid, a senior politician from the Jamaat-e-Islami (JeI) party, and Salauddin Quader Chowdhury, a leader of the opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), were hanged in Dhaka Central Jail early Sunday, Bangladesh’s national police chief AKM Shahidul Hoque confirmed. Bangladesh’s International Crime Tribunal (ICT) convicted the...

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