Abdul Quader Molla

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Abdul Quader Molla (Bengali: আব্দুল কাদের মোল্লা; 14 August 1948 – 12 December 2013)[1] was a politician in Bangladesh. He was convicted of war crimes committed during the 1971 liberation war of Bangladesh.[2] He is the assistant secretary-general of the Jamaat-e-Islami, the largest Islamist party in the country.[2][3] He was scheduled to be executed by hanging on 11 December 2013 at 0:01.[4] Later, the execution was postponed until 10:30 of the day.[5]

He is the former executive editor of The Daily Sangram. He stood twice unsuccessfully for parliament in 1986 and 1996. He was contesting the seat Faridpur-4 for Jamaat-e-Islami.[6]

Molla was executed on 12 December 2013.

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  1. Macpherson, Caroline (5 February 2013). "ICT convicts A. Q. Molla of 5 charges and sentences him to life imprisonment". International law bureau. Archived from the original on 12 December 2013. Retrieved 10 December 2013.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Summary of verdict in Quader Mollah case". The Daily Star. 6 February 2013. Retrieved 6 February 2013.
  3. "Bangladesh jails Islamic party leader for life". The Guardian. 5 February 2013. Retrieved 6 February 2013.
  4. http://www.thedailystar.net/beta2/news/mollah-to-be-executed-tonight/
  5. Bashar, Reazul; Niloy, Suliman; Talukder, Kamal; bdnews24.com. "SC halts Quader Molla's execution at last minute". bdnews24.com.
  6. "কাদের মোল্লার যাবজ্জীবন : দ্বিতীয় রায় (Kader Molla life sentence: the second verdict)". Amar Desh. 6 February 2013. Archived from the original on 9 February 2013. Retrieved 20 April 2013.