Menu
Home

Asia

Top Islamist found guilty of Bangladesh war crimes

photo_1349781174796-1-HD.jpg

AFP

A Bangladeshi court on Monday found a top Islamist guilty of masterminding atrocities during the 1971 war of independence against Pakistan.

Ghulam Azam, 90, the wartime head of the country's largest Islamic party, Jamaat-e-Islami, and now its spiritual leader, was found guilty by the International Crimes Tribunal on five charges including murder and torture.