Bangladesh's Supreme Court rejected an appeal against the death sentence of the Islamist opposition leader convicted of war crimes, clearing the way for his execution.
Activists shout slogans as they participate in a rally in Dhaka, Dec. 12, 2013.
Family members of Abdul Quader Mollah wait to meet him at the Central Jail in Dhaka after a court cleared the way for his execution, Dec. 12, 2013.
People celebrate after the Supreme Court rejected Abdul Quader Mollah's request for an appeal against his death sentence in Dhaka, Dec. 12, 2013.
Lawyers of the main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party protest after the Supreme Court cleared the way for the execution of Abdul Quader Mollah, an opposition leader convicted of war crimes in Dhaka, Dec. 12, 2013.