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.
  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. Retrieved 20 April 2013.