3 months Former Bangladesh military dictator Ershad dies at 89 Rappler
DHAKA, Bangladesh – Former Bangladesh military dictator Hussain Muhammad Ershad died Sunday, July 14, aged 89, after weeks in a Dhaka hospital, officials said. Ershad ruled Bangladesh for nearly a decade before being ousted from power in a pro-democracy upsurge in 1990 and was jailed for years on corruption charges. He passed away due to complications from old ... more