Bangladesh war crime protests continue, death toll rises to 50

Violence broke out after 73-year-old Delwar Hossain Sayedee, vice-president of the Jamaat-e-Islami (JI), was sentenced to death by International Crimes Tribunal on Thursday.

Violence grips Bangladesh after war crimes verdict, 23 killed

Bangladesh was on the boil on Thursday as at least 23 people were killed in violence after a death sentence was handed down to a top leader of the fundamentalist Jamaat-e-Islami.

Bangladesh war crimes: Jamaat leader gets death sentence; 35 killed in protests

A top leader of Jamaat-e-Islami was on Thursday sentenced to death for "crimes against humanity" during the 1971 liberation war against Pakistan.