Law Library of Congress - Global Legal Monitor: Global Legal Monitor: Capital punishment; War crimes The Global Legal Monitor is an online publication from the Law Library of Congress covering legal news and developments worldwide. It is updated frequently and draws on information from the Global Legal Information Network, official national legal publications, and reliable press sources. You can search previous news by searching the archive. en-us Global Legal Monitor: Bangladesh: First Execution of War Criminal Convicted by International Crimes Tribunal Capital punishment; War crimes - Islamist leader Abdul Kader Mullah, convicted of atrocities in Bangladesh's 1971 war of independence from Pakistan, was executed in Bangladesh on December 12, 2013. The 65-year-old was the first person convicted by Bangladesh's International Crimes Tribunal... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 09 Jan 2014 12:00:00 EST