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UK and US nationals guilty of Bangladesh war crimes

3 November 2013 Last updated at 21:47 GMT

A UK Muslim leader and a US citizen have been sentenced to death over crimes committed during Bangladesh's 1971 war of independence.

UK-Bangladeshi Muslim community leader Chowdhury Mueen-Uddin and Ashrafuzzaman Khan were being tried in absentia by a special tribunal in Bangladesh.

They were found guilty on 11 charges relating to the abduction and killing of 18 independence supporters.

Mahfuz Sadique reports from Dhaka.

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