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Bangladesh: Further Information: Bangladeshi political leader executed: Motiur Rahman Nizami

, Index number: ASA 13/4098/2016

Motiur Rahman Nizami, leader of the political party Jamaat-e-Islami, was executed on 10 May in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The Supreme Court rejected his review petition on 6 April. Motiur Rahman Nizami refused to seek clemency from Bangladesh’s President.

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