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ICT: Delwar Hossain Sayedee Sentenced to Death

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Delwar Hossain Sayedee

On Thursday, 28 February 2013 Delwar Hossain Sayedee was sentenced to death by the International Crimes Tribunal (“ICT) in Bangladesh. Sayedee was convicted on “eight counts of 20 involving mass killings, rape and atrocities during the nine-month war against Pakistan”.

While the prosecutor Syed Haider Ali stated that “Justice has been done to those who lost their loved ones at the hands of Sayedee”, Sayedee’s defence lawyers “boycotted the tribunal during the verdict and rejected it as politically motivated.”

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Further information is available below:
Article published by David Bergman in the Indian paper, The Hindu about Shahbag and the Abdul Quader Mollah verdict.

Initial thoughts by David Bergman about Jamaat violence and the Sayedee trial
Index to all daily proceedings of the trial
Photocredit: Guardian / AFP / Getty Images

One Response to “ICT: Delwar Hossain Sayedee Sentenced to Death”

  1. lawyer

    He is one of the top war time criminal who engaged in genocide during the war for independence in Bangladesh. besides, he raped and killed women specially the Hindu, who are the minority community in Bangladesh, he forcefully converted 100 Hindus into Muslim,

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