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Bangladesh Islamist gets life for 1971 war crimes

Bangladesh's Jamaat-e-Islami leader Abdul Quader Mollah gestures as he talks from a police van after a war crimes tribunal sentenced him to life imprisonment in Dhaka February 5, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer

Bangladesh's Jamaat-e-Islami leader Abdul Quader Mollah gestures as he talks from a police van after a war crimes tribunal sentenced him to life imprisonment in Dhaka February 5, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer

Bangladesh's Jamaat-e-Islami leader Abdul Quader Mollah gestures as he talks from a police van after a war crimes tribunal sentenced him to life imprisonment in Dhaka February 5, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer
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People attend a sit-in protest at Shahbagh intersection, demanding capital punishment for Bangladesh's Jamaat-e-Islami senior leader Abdul Quader Mollah, after a war crimes tribunal sentenced him to life imprisonment, in Dhaka February 5, 2013. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

People attend a sit-in protest at Shahbagh intersection, demanding capital punishment for Bangladesh's Jamaat-e-Islami senior leader Abdul Quader Mollah, after a war crimes tribunal sentenced him to life imprisonment, in Dhaka February 5, 2013....more

People attend a sit-in protest at Shahbagh intersection, demanding capital punishment for Bangladesh's Jamaat-e-Islami senior leader Abdul Quader Mollah, after a war crimes tribunal sentenced him to life imprisonment, in Dhaka February 5, 2013. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj
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People attend a sit-in protest at Shahbagh intersection, demanding capital punishment for Bangladesh's Jamaat-e-Islami senior leader Abdul Quader Mollah, after a war crimes tribunal sentenced him to life imprisonment, in Dhaka February 5, 2013. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

People attend a sit-in protest at Shahbagh intersection, demanding capital punishment for Bangladesh's Jamaat-e-Islami senior leader Abdul Quader Mollah, after a war crimes tribunal sentenced him to life imprisonment, in Dhaka February 5, 2013....more

People attend a sit-in protest at Shahbagh intersection, demanding capital punishment for Bangladesh's Jamaat-e-Islami senior leader Abdul Quader Mollah, after a war crimes tribunal sentenced him to life imprisonment, in Dhaka February 5, 2013. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj
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A man pours water on a burnt bus after the activists of Bangladesh's Jamaat-e-Islami set it on fire during a day-long strike in protest against the decision by the country's war crimes tribunal to deliver judgement in a case against their top leader Abdul Quader Mollah, in Dhaka February 5, 2013. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

A man pours water on a burnt bus after the activists of Bangladesh's Jamaat-e-Islami set it on fire during a day-long strike in protest against the decision by the country's war crimes tribunal to deliver judgement in a case against their top leader...more

A man pours water on a burnt bus after the activists of Bangladesh's Jamaat-e-Islami set it on fire during a day-long strike in protest against the decision by the country's war crimes tribunal to deliver judgement in a case against their top leader Abdul Quader Mollah, in Dhaka February 5, 2013. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj
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Members of the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) stand guard in front of a war crimes tribunal that sentenced Abdul Quader Mollah to life imprisonment in Dhaka February 5, 2013. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj (BANGLADESH - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST RELIGION CRIME LAW)

Members of the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) stand guard in front of a war crimes tribunal that sentenced Abdul Quader Mollah to life imprisonment in Dhaka February 5, 2013. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj (BANGLADESH - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST RELIGION CRIME...more

Members of the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) stand guard in front of a war crimes tribunal that sentenced Abdul Quader Mollah to life imprisonment in Dhaka February 5, 2013. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj (BANGLADESH - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST RELIGION CRIME LAW)
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