Bangladesh

War Crimes Court Finds Bangladesh Islamist Guilty

Led country' main Islamist party from 1969 to 2000

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A war crimes court has found Islamist leader Ghulam Azam guilty of five charges relating to Bangladesh's 1971 war of independence with Pakistan.

Ghulam Azam was sentenced to 90 years in jail for his involvement in mass killings and rape during the war.

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