Bangladesh braces for Islamist chief war crimes verdict

DHAKA, Oct 29, 2014 (AFP) – Security was tightened across Bangladesh Wednesday ahead of the long-awaited verdict in the war crimes trial of the leader of the largest Islamist party, amid fears that it will spark a new round of bloodshed.Motiur Rahman Nizami, 71, could face the death penalty if a special tribunal finds him guilty of 16 charges, including genocide, allegedly carried out during the 1971 independence war against Pakistan.Similar judgments against several of his senior lieutenants in the Jamaat-e-Islami party plunged Bangladesh into one of its worst crises last year as tens of thousands of supporters fought with …read more

Source: Dunya TV

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