Bangladesh SC gives death to top Jamaat leader for 1971 war crimes

A top Islamist leader of the ruling party convicted of crimes against humanity during the 1971 war of independence and was sentenced to death by the apex court in Bangladesh on Tuesday.

Bangladesh`s Islamist party Jamaat-e-Islami declared illegal

In a landmark ruling, Bangladesh`s biggest right-wing party Jamaat-e-Islami was declared illegal by the High Court which banned it from contesting future polls.