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Bangladesh prosecutors demand death for Islamic militants

Prosecutors have called for the death penalty for two militant leaders accused of waging a bloody campaign to impose Islamic law in Bangladesh, officials said. Shaikh Abdur Rahman, leader of the outlawed Jamayetul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB), and his second-in-command, Siddiqul Islam, are being tried for the murder of two judges last November. “They killed the judges in the name of Islam but Islam does not support killing. According to the country’s law, they deserve the death sentence and we demand it,” public prosecutor Haider Hossain told AFP on Friday. Full Story

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