Offbeat Pictures of The Week - July 18


Bangladeshi boatmen maouver their vessel through water hyacinth... News PhotoBangladesh,Continuity,Dhaka,Horizontal,Hyacinth,Politics,WaterPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPBangladeshi boatmen maouver their vessel through water hyacinth during an ongoing nationwide strike called by the Bangladesh Jumaat-e-Islami in Dhaka on July 18, 2013. The strike has been called to protest the death sentence of the party's secretary general Ali Ahsan Mohammed Mujahid. A Bangladesh court has sentenced a leading Islamist politician to death for war crimes including murder, torture and kidnapping, as religious hardliners imposed a nationwide strike over the verdict. Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mujahid, 65, the second-highest ranked official of the country's largest Islamic party, was found guilty of five of seven charges by the much-criticised International Crimes Tribunal. AFP PHOTO/Munir uz ZAMAN (Photo credit should read MUNIR UZ ZAMAN/AFP/Getty Images)