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a Muslim trained in the doctrine and law of Islam

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After the mollahs follow the uncles of the Shah, then the Sedr Azem, or Prime Minister, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, and the Naib-e-Sultaneh, the last two facing each other.
La choura centrale, organe de direction des insurges, s'etait reunie en urgence des dimanche, au lendemain de la mort au Pakistan du mollah Mansour, dont les insurges ont confirme le deces mercredi.
Eight others have been sentenced to death for their actions in the 1971 offences but only Mollah was executed so far as the other cases were pending for apex court review and for appeal hearing.
The aggregate of three- under 285 left overnight leader Amardip tied with Bangladesh's Zamal Hossain Mollah, who braved swirling winds for a fourth- round oneunder 71, for the top position.
For instance, the much-talked about trial of Abdul Quader Mollah generated much heat when he was first sentenced to life for similar crimes and then given death by the Supreme Court.
His father, Dengau, was a free landlord, and this position allowed Shamil and his close friend Ghazi Mollah to study many subjects including Arabic and logic.
Riots broke out after the execution of Jamaat-e-Islami leader Abdul Quader Mollah, who had been convicted by a government-constituted war crimes tribunal of killing a student, a family of 11 and helping Pakistani troops kill 369 others during the independence war.
The execution of the JI leader, Abdul Quader Mollah, who was considered to be a pro-Pakistan leader, should have set alarm bells ringing in Islamabad and other world capitals before all the stranded Pakistanis meet the same fate.
The main accused, Saiful Mollah, and the other seven -- Ansar Ali, Shamimul Ali, Amirul, Bhola Naskar, Amin Ali, Nur Ali and Gopal Naskar -- were eventually tried under sections that carry life imprisonment.
BANGLADESH Men try to douse burning vehicles after they were set on fire by activists of Islamist party, Jamaat-e-Islami, following the execution of their party leader Abdul Quader Mollah in Dhaka yesterday.
The execution of Islamist leader Abdul Kader Mollah in Bangladesh has triggered a spate of violent attacks in the country, with Islamist activists venting their fury towards police and those who supported the leader's execution.
Abdul Quader Mollah, convicted of war crimes during the nation's war of independence against Pakistan in 1971, was due to be executed at a minute past midnight, but lawyers went to the home of Judge Syed Mahmud Hossain and secured a postponement.
The two tribunals dealing with war crimes delivered four earlier verdicts: Jamaat Nayeb-e-Ameer leader Sayedee, party Assistant Secretary General Muhammad Kamaruzzaman and expelled Jamaat member Abul Kalam Azad were sentenced to death and Jammat leader Abdul Quader Mollah was sentenced to life imprisonment.
A war crimes tribunal has been set up in Bangladesh but the most recently convicted, Abdul Quader Mollah, was given a life sentence, rather than the death penalty.
La veille, la chaEne a brievement diffuse lors de l'emision "Micro libre" des propos d'un auditeur critiquant Mollah Moustapha Barzani, charismatique dirigeant kurde et pere de l'actuel president du Kurdistan irakien, Massoud Barzani.