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    Posted February 8, 2013 by
    Dhaka, Bangladesh
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    Non-political civilians rise to revolt at Shahbagh grand rally


    CNN PRODUCER NOTE     SaadShahriar photographed mass protests in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on February 8. He describes the rally as a demonstration of people, demanding capital punishment for Jamaat-e-Islami leader Abdul Quader Mollah. Mollah was convicted for crimes against humanity and war crimes by the International Crimes Tribunal in Bangladesh in 2013. 'People who are against war criminals from the 1971 [Liberation War] are raising their voices, and demanding proper justice,' he said. 'I feel proud to be a witness of this historical, non-violent movement.'
    - Jareen, CNN iReport producer

    Thousands of protesters from the Shahbagh grand rally on Friday afternoon demanded death penalty for all war criminals including Abdul Quader Mollah and a ban on the politics of Jamaat and Shibir. People from all walks keep coming to join the mass demonstration till today. The demonstrators were staging protest, singing patriotic songs and staging drama against the war criminals. Thousands of protesters are rallying at Shahbagh since Tuesday. They promised not to budge until their demand for hanging Quader Molla for the crimes in the Liberation War of 1971.
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