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Bangladesh Ex-Party Chief Dies

Bangladesh Ex-Party Chief Dies  Bangladesh Ex-Party Chief Dies

Former chief of Bangladesh’s pro-Pakistan Jamaat-e-Islami party, Ghulam Azam has died of a heart attack at the age of 91 in a prison cell at a government hospital in Dhaka. A special tribunal last year sentenced Azam to 90 years in prison on charges of war crimes during the Bangladesh 1971 war of independence from Pakistan. The verdict triggered violent protests.

 

Financialtribune.com