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  • 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.
  • Activists and others gather to celebrate after the Supreme Court cleared the way for the execution of Abdul Quader Mollah, Dhaka, Dec. 12, 2013.
  • Protesters demand immediate execution of Islamist opposition leader Abdul Quader Mollah in Dhaka, Dec. 11, 2013.
  • Protest demand the immediate execution of Islamist opposition leader Abdul Quader Mollah in Dhaka, Dec. 11, 2013.

Protests in Dhaka over Abdul Quader Mollah Case

Published December 12, 2013

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.


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