• War crimes: Bail denied for JP lawmaker, his son

    A war crimes tribunal has denied bail to Jatiya Party lawmaker MA Hannan and his son Rafique Sajjad in a case of crimes against humanity committed during 1971.

  • 30 lakh martyrs a settled history

    It is an "undisputed" and "settled" fact that 30 lakh people laid down their lives during the Bangladesh's War of Liberation in 1971, says

  • Verdict on 2 Netrokona ‘Razakars’ tomorrow

    A special tribunal will deliver its verdict on two alleged Razakars of Netrokona tomorrow over crimes committed against humanity during 1971. The two 'Razakars' are Obaidul Haque alias Taher and Ataur Rahman Noni.

  • Indian Gen Krishna Rao passes away

    Former chief of Indian army Gen KV Krishna Rao, who played a key role in Bangladesh's Liberation War in 1971, died in New Delhi

  • 1971 war: Ex-Indian army chief Rao passes away

    A former chief of Indian army Gen KV Krishna Rao, who played a key role in the 1971 Bangladesh’s Liberation War, dies in New Delhi at the military hospital following a cardiac arrest.

  • 1971 war hero JFR Jacob no more

    Former chief of the Indian army's eastern command Lt Gen (retd) JFR Jacob, who negotiated the surrender of Pakistani troops in Dhaka following the 1971 war, passed away at the age of 92 after prolonged illness.

  • Losers saw him as trump card

    He was the jewel in the crown for the newly freed Bangladesh and the liberated, jubilant Bangalis.

  • Jamaat calls hartal as SC upholds Nizami’s death

    Supreme Court upholds death penalty awarded to Jamaat-e-Islami amir Motiur Rahman Nizami for crimes committed against humanity in 1971. Protesting the ruling, Jamaat calls a countrywide daylong hartal for Thursday.

  • Full verdict on Sayedee's appeal released

    The Supreme Court releases the full judgement on war criminal Delawar Hossain Sayedee paving way for a review against his commuted punishment.

  • Hundreds protest at Gulshan against Khaleda

    Protesters, hundreds in number including freedom fighters and several cultural and political activists, have formed a human chain at Gulshan-2 intersection of Dhaka against BNP chief Khaleda Zia’s statement on the count of 1971 martyrs.

  • Khaleda sued for sedition

    A Dhaka court yesterday ordered an investigation into a sedition charge filed against BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia for her comments on the number of 1971 martyrs.

  • War crimes probe 'in suitable time'

    The investigation agency of the International Crimes Tribunal would start a probe against 195 Pakistani prisoners of war (POWs) whenever it found a “suitable environment” and “directives from the high-ups.”

  • Goyeshwar goes crazy

    In a flurry of outrageous remarks, BNP leader Goyeshwar Chandra Roy on Friday described the 1971 martyred intellectuals as "anti-

  • ‘Khaleda still loyal to Pakistani forces’

    The Ekattorer Ghatak Dalal Nirmul Committee strongly criticises BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia’s recent statement on the number of martyrs during the country’s 1971 Liberation War.

  • Thousands join AL's V-Day March

    Thousands of people from all strata take part in the colourful Victory Day march organised by Awami League in the capital marking the 45th Victory Day.

  • [WATCH NOW] Poramaati--A tale from ’71

    A reverence in honour of the intellectual sons of this soil who became martyrs on this very day in 1971.

  • Pakistan protests reports on diplomat’s terror link

    Pakistan protests reports in Bangladeshi media on alleged involvement of one of its diplomats in financing terrorism here. A press release issued in the 45th Victory Day of Bangladesh, Pakistan High Commission says the reports are "utterly baseless and fabricated".

  • Opinion: BNP-Jamaat must explain what is Hanadar Bahini

    BNP, Jatiya Party and the Jamaat-e-Islami Bangladesh in their official statements marking the Martyred Intellectuals Day did not mention Pakistan army and their local collaborators who spearheaded the killing of the intellectuals.

  • Oh Pakistan!

    It is really not a surprise that Pakistan would make a statement which pretty much echoes what the research has been revealing all along: that Pakistan justifies the war crimes; that Pakistan will not take responsibility for the harm they inflicted on an entire people in 1971.

  • Pakistan still in denial and self-deceit

    More than four decades on, the present day government of Pakistan has unabashedly and deliberately chosen to deny history. This is not just shameful; it is infinitely more immoral.

  • UK hails Hasina’s zero-tolerance policy on terrorism

    The United Kingdom has hailed Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s zero-tolerance policy on terrorism.

  • Halt execution of Mojaheed, SQ Chy: HRW

    Human Rights Watch (HRW) has called upon the government to halt the execution of death row war criminals Ali Ahsan Mohammed Mojaheed and Salauddin Quader Chowdhury.

  • Mojaheed, SQ Chy to hang

    Supreme Court maintains its previous ruling upholding death penalties for BNP leader Salauddin Quader Chowdhury and Jamaat-e-Islami's Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mojaheed for crimes against humanity during the country's 1971 War of Independence.

  • SQ Chy wants deposition of 5 Pakistanis

    Condemned war criminal Salauddin Quader Chowdhury files a petition praying to the Supreme Court to record statements of eight including five Pakistanis during hearing of his review plea.

  • War crimes: Condemned Mojaheed, SQ Chy seek review

    Jamaat-e-Islami leader Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mojaheed and BNP’s Salauddin Quader Chowdhury have sought review of Supreme Court verdicts that upheld their death penalties for war crimes. Mojaheed has filed a 38-page review plea citing 32 grounds while the BNP leader has moved a 108-page petition.

  • Death warrants issued for SQ Chy, Mojaheed

    A war crimes tribunal has issued death warrants for BNP leader Salauddin Quader Chowdhury and Jamaat-e-Islami leader Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mojaheed. The warrants will be soon sent to authorities concerned and initiate the process of execution.

  • War crimes: SQ Chy, Mojaheed’s full verdict released

    Condemned war criminals Salauddin Quader Chowdhury and Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mojaheed can seek review of SC verdict in 15 days.

  • One war crimes tribunal to be inactive from Sunday

    When different organisations are demanding an increase in the number of war crimes tribunals for quick prosecution of war crimes suspects, the government initiates a process to keep one of the tribunals dormant.

  • Rayerbazar memorial

    The Rayerbazar momorial is the site we go to pay our respects every year to intellectuals massacred on the eve of victory on December 14, 1971.

  • SQ Chy innocent, son claims after verdict

    After the apex court upheld death penalty for war criminal Salauddin Quader Chowdhury, his son claims the BNP leader’s innocence.

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