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Bangladesh mutiny case: 139 infantrymen to face gallows

Dhaka, Bangladesh – In what observers have dubbed Bangladesh’s “biggest-ever criminal case”, 139 mutineers of a defunct paramilitary force were sent to gallows by the country’s High Court (HC) on Monday. Life sentences for another 146 people were also upheld by the court in the capital Dhaka. The mass convictions have been criticised by rights…