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Legal news from Monday, July 15, 2013
by Theresa Donovan

Prosecutors for the International Crimes Tribunal in Bangladesh (ICTB) sentenced 90-year-old former leader of the Jamaat-e-Islami Party (JI) on Monday to 90 years in prison for crimes against humanity committed during the 1971 Bangladesh Liberation War. Ghulam Azam was found guilty of five charges of planning, conspiracy, incitement, …

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by Theresa Donovan

Egypt authorities on Saturday announced a criminal investigation of ousted president Mohamed Morsi, who was deposed on July 3rd by the Egyptian military. Prosecutors have reported that they are investigating complaints which include charges of spying, ruining the economy and inciting violence. The complaints, which were formally filed by …

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