<iframe width="120" height="600" marginheight="0" marginwidth="0" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" srcdoc="<a href='http://uae.souq.com/ae-en/?country=ae&lang=en&u_c=120x600&phgid=1101l3WZ&pubref=||||&utm_source=affiliate_hub&utm_medium=cpt&utm_content=affiliate&utm_campaign=100l2&u_fmt=banner&u_type=dod&u_a=1101l726&u_as=' target='_blank'><img src ='http://affiliate-tools.s3.amazonaws.com/ae/dod/en/120x600/img0000046.jpg'></a>" ></iframe>

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Bangladesh 's Court sentenced leader of the Jamaat-e-Islami to death


Bangladesh 's Supreme Court has sentenced Abdul Kader Mullah, a senior leader of the Jamaat-e-Islami party, to death for war crimes during the 1971 independence war. The court rejected a life sentence imposed earlier by a war crime tribunal.

Critics say the verdict has been made under intense political pressure. One of Mullah's lawyers has described it as nothing more than a political show aiming at removing an Islamist political party ahead of the next election.

Join Inside Story, with presenter Kamahl Santamaria, for an in-depth discussion on the significance and consequences of Tuesday's verdict.
...
 
Enhanced by Zemanta