Bangladesh amends war crimes law, mulls banning Islamists




 
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Bangladesh amends war crimes law, mulls banning Islamists
 
February 17th, 2013  
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Bangladesh amends war crimes law, mulls banning Islamists
DHAKA (Reuters) - Bangladesh's parliament, meeting demands of protesters thronging the capital, amended a law on Sunday allowing the state to appeal any verdict in war crimes trials it deems inadequate and out of step with public opinion. Tens of thousands of demonstrators jamming central Shahbag Square for the 13th day burst into cheers amid driving rain as the assembly approved the changes. ...




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