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  • A man sprays water on a car set on fire by activists of the Jemaat-e-Islami party protesting the revised sentencing of Abdul Quader Mollah, Dhaka, Sept. 17, 2013.
  • Shamsul Huq, a driver, sits inside his auto rickshaw after his right arm was burned by a crude bomb thrown during a protest against the revised sentencing of Abdul Quader Mollah, Dhaka Sept. 17, 2013.
  • Activists shout slogans and celebrate the verdict against Jemaat-e-Islami party leader Abdul Quader Mollah in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Sept. 17, 2013.
  • An activist celebrates the verdict against Jemaat-e-Islami party leader Abdul Quader Mollah in Dhaka, Sept. 17, 2013.
  • Security personnel stand guard in front of a court where a verdict against Jemaat-e-Islami party leader Abdul Quader Mollah was delivered in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Sept. 17, 2013.
  • Police search pedestrians in front of a court after a verdict against Jemaat-e-Islami party leader Abdul Quader Mollah was delivered in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Sept. 17, 2013.

Protests Erupt After Bangladeshi War Criminal's Resentencing

Published September 18, 2013

Bangladesh's Supreme Court ruled that Abdul Quader Mollah, a leader of the Jemaat-e-Islami party, should be put to death for crimes against humanity, instead of his original sentence of life in prison.


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