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Islamist Opposition Leader Executed in Bangladesh

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An Islamist opposition leader convicted of war crimes has been executed in Bangladesh.A reporter for VOA said prison authorities carried out the execution of Abdul Qader Mollah at 10:14 p.m. local time Thursday. Crowds of protesters were swelling outside the jail as an ambulance took Mollah's body from the prison. The court turned down a request for a review of the death penalty by the legal team for Abdul Qader Mollah, who was set to be hanged late Tuesday before his lawyers secured a...

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