Ghulam Azam with security personnel and lawyers, January 11, 2012
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Bangladesh Islamist Ghulam Azam found guilty of war crimes

15 July 2013 Last updated at 10:29 BST

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

Ghulam Azam, the former leader of the Jamaat-e-Islami party, was sentenced to 90 years in jail for involvement in mass killings and rape during the war.

Mahfuz Sadique reports from Dhaka.