Tag: Ghulam Azam

Bangladesh Islamist Ghulam Azam Found Guilty Of War Crimes

A war crimes court has found Islamist Ghulam Azam guilty of five charges relating to Bangladesh’s 1971 war of independence with Pakistan. Ghulam Azam was sentenced to 90 years in jail for his involvement in mass killings and rape during the war. Supporters of Bangladesh’s main Islamist Jamaat-e-Islami party, which he led from 1969 until…