Abdul Kader Mullah - File photo from February 2013
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Bangladesh Islamist Abdul Kader Mullah hanged

A senior Islamist leader has been executed in Bangladesh for atrocities committed during the country's 1971 war of independence.

Abdul Kader Mullah, of the Jamaat-e-Islami party, was the first person convicted by Bangladesh's International Crimes Tribunal (ICT) to be hanged.

Mahfuz Sadique reports from Dhaka.

  • 12 Dec 2013
  • From the section Asia
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