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Bangladesh Halts Execution of Islamist Leader

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A judge has postponed the execution of an Islamist opposition leader in Bangladesh, after his legal team appealed for a reprieve hours before he was to be hanged.Abdul Qadir Molla was convicted of war crimes during the nation's war of independence against Pakistan in 1971. He was set to be executed Wednesday, but lawyers went to the home of Judge Syed Mahmud Hossain and secured a postponement.The lawyers are trying to convince the Supreme Court to throw out the sentence in a case that...

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