October 24, 2014
by Elizabeth LaForgia
A former Bangladeshi Islamist party leader, who was imprisoned for war crimes last year, died on Thursday of a heart attack in a prison cell of a government hospital. Ghulam Azam was 91 when his life support was removed at the Bangabandhu Sehikh Mujib Medical University. Azam was sentenced last ...[read more]
July 15, 2013
by Theresa Donovan
Prosecutors for the International Crimes Tribunal in Bangladesh (ICTB) sentenced 90-year-old former leader of the Jamaat-e-Islami Party (JI) on Monday to 90 years in prison for crimes against humanity committed during the 1971 Bangladesh Liberation War. Ghulam Azam was found guilty of five ...[read more]
May 14, 2012
by Dan Taglioli
The International Crimes Tribunal in Bangladesh (ICTB) on Sunday indicted a former opposition leader for alleged human rights atrocities committed during the 1971 Bangladesh Liberation War against Pakistan. Ghulam Azam, 89, is the former head of the Jamaat-e-Islami party (JI). He opposed the ...[read more]
January 12, 2012
by Rebecca DiLeonardo
Prosecutors for the International Crimes Tribunal in Bangladesh (ICTB) arrested the former leader of the Jamaat-e-Islami Party (JI) on Wednesday, alleging crimes against humanity committed during the Bangladesh Liberation War of 1971. Ghulam Azam, 89, was taken into custody Wednesday after his ...[read more]

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