[JURIST] A war crimes tribunal in Bangladesh on Thursday sentenced Mohammad Kamaruzzam, assistant secretary general of the Jamaat-e-Islami party (JI) [party website, in Bengali], to death for atrocities committed during the 1971 Bangladesh Liberation War [GlobalSecurity backgrounder]. Kamaruzzam, the fourth person convicted [WSJ report] by the tribunal established by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in 2010, was found guilty of committing mass murder and torturing innocent civilians who did not support declaring independence from Pakistan. Kamaruzzam, however, denies the charges and...

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