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Mohammad Shahidullah is the latest victim in a recent string of brutal attacks claimed by violent Islamic extremists targeting religious minorities, academics, secular bloggers, and activists.
Motiur Rahman Nizami, head of the Jamaat-e-Islami, faces the death penalty for genocide, rape, and orchestrating the massacre of top intellectuals during Bangladesh's 1971 war of independence.
The tailor is the most recent victim in a string of similar hacking deaths in Bangladesh, all of which have been claimed by the Islamic State.
The gruesome deaths of two LGBT activists are the latest in a spate of anti-secular violence in Bangladesh, where homosexuality remains a criminal offense.
A Twitter account associated with Ansar al Islam, an al Qaeda affiliate, said its members killed the two men because they were "pioneers of practicing and promoting homosexuality in Bangladesh."
Bangladesh executed a top leader of an Islamist opposition group Saturday for alleged crimes against humanity committed during the country’s bloody 1971 war for independence.
Abdus Subhan is the 17th person to be convicted for war crimes in the 1971 Bangladesh Liberation War and the ninth Jamaat-e-Islami leader to be convicted of such charges.
Thousands of opposition activists have been arrested since January 6 amid a wave of nationwide unrest. Some have been killed in custody — and their families don't believe the official stories.
War criminals are being strung up – but the mob still aren't happy.