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Bangladesh: Halt the Execution of Motiur Rahman Nizami (UA 66/16)
The Supreme Court has rejected the appeal against its ruling, upholding the death sentence against Motiur Rahman Nizami, the leader of the political party Jamaat-e-Islami. All legal appeals have now been exhausted and his only remaining option is to seek clemency from the President. His execution is imminent.
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