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Legal news from Monday, July 15, 2013
15:07 EDT

[JURIST] Prosecutors for the International Crimes Tribunal in Bangladesh (ICTB) [Facebook page] sentenced 90-year-old former leader of the Jamaat-e-Islami Party (JI) [party website; GlobalSecurity backgrounder] on Monday to 90 years in prison for crimes against humanity committed during the 1971 Bangladesh Liberation War [Bangladesh News backgrounder]. Ghulam Azam was found [read more]

13:07 EDT

[JURIST] Egypt authorities on Saturday announced a criminal investigation of ousted president Mohamed Morsi [official BBC profile; JURIST news archive], who was deposed [JURIST report] on July 3rd by the Egyptian military. Prosecutors have reported that they are investigating complaints [Reuters report] which include charges of spying, ruining the economy [read more]

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