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Abdul Kader Mullah gets life sentence for war crimes

A war crimes tribunal in Bangladesh has found a leader of the main Islamist party guilty of crimes against humanity during the war for independence from Pakistan in 1971.

Abdul Kader Mullah of Jamaat-e-Islami, who denied all the charges, was sentenced to life in prison.

Official estimates say more than three million people were killed in the war.

Anbarasan Ethirajan reports.

  • 05 Feb 2013
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