• SC starts hearing war criminal Mir Quashem’s plea

    Supreme Court today starts hearing the appeal filed by Jamaat-e-Islami leader Mir Quashem Ali challenging his death sentence for his crimes against humanity during the country's Liberation War in 1971.

  • War crimes: Sayedee files review against SC verdict

    Convicted war criminal Delawar Hossain Sayedee files a review plea against Supreme Court verdict that gave him jail until death for war crimes.

  • Sayedee now to appeal for acquittal

    War criminal and Jamaat-e-Islami leader Delawar Hossain Sayedee is going to file a petition with the Supreme Court seeking review of its verdict that commuted his death penalty to jail unto death.

  • Muslim Brotherhood follows Maududi's ideology: UK report

    Jamaat-e-Islami founder Maududi's takfiri ideology that permits use of “extreme violence” for establishing Islam in the society was adopted and followed by Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood, a UK review reveals.

  • Jamaat to be banned by 2016: Kamrul

    Food Minister Kamrul Islam says Jamaat-e-Islami will be banned through legal process by 2016, reports Bangla daily Prothom Alo.

  • ‘Execution after disposal of review, if Nizami files’

    Jamaat-e-Islami leader Motiur Rahman Nizami’s execution will be carried out after the disposal of review, if he files it, says Attorney General Mahbubey Alam.

  • Jamaat hartal tomorrow

    Jamaat-e-Islami calls countrywide hartal for tomorrow after the apex court upheld death penalty for its chief Motiur Rahman Nizami.

  • Nizami will decide on review: Lawyer

    After the Supreme Court upheld death for Jamaat-e-Islami leader Motiur Rahman Nizami, his lawyer says they will go for a review.

  • 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.

  • 5 Jamaat men on 10-day remand

    A Dhaka court placed five Jamaat-e-Islami men on a 10-day remand each in two separate cases filed over creating anarchy and laundering money.

  • War crimes: Ex-MP, 8 others indicted

    A war crimes tribunal frames charges against former BNP and Jamaat-e-Islami lawmaker Shakhawat Hossain and eight others over alleged wartime offenses.

  • 6 Shibir men held with 1kg gunpowder in Rampura

    Police claim arrest of six activists of Islami Chhatra Shibir, the student wing of Jamaat-e-Islami, and recover one kilogramme of gunpowder from their possession at Rampura in the capital.

  • Jamaat’s Sylhet city leader arrested

    Law enforcers arrest the Sylhet city unit assistant secretary general of Jamaat-e-Islami in Bahubal upazila of Habiganj.

  • 2 Shibir men among 3 hurt in Joypurhat ‘gunfight’

    Three people including two leaders of Islami Chhatra Shibir, student wing of Jamaat-e-Islami, sustain bullet injuries in a “gunfight” with police in Panchbibi upazila of Joypurhat.

  • Ctg college dormitories shut after BCL-Shibir clash

    Authorities close the dormitories of Chittagong College for an indefinite period following a clash between the activists of Islami Chhatra Shibir and Bangladesh Chhatra League.

  • Ctg Jamaat man shot dead during police drive

    A local Jamaat-e-Islami leader is shot dead during a police drive in Chittagong’s Sitakunda upazila.

  • Verdict on Nizami appeal Jan 6

    The Supreme Court has fixed January 6 for delivering verdict on the appeal filed by Jamaat-e-Islami leader Motiur Rahman Nizami challenging his death penalty for crimes against humanity during the Liberation War of 1971.

  • AG for upholding Nizami’s death penalty

    Attorney General Mahbubey Alam prays to the Supreme Court to uphold the death sentence of war criminal Motiur Rahman Nizami for his crimes against humanity during the country’s Liberation war in 1971.

  • RU pro-Jamaat teacher sent to jail

    A pro-Jamaat-e-Islami teacher of Rajshahi University is sent to jail for his alleged involvement in an attack on police during BNP-led 20-party alliance’s anti-government agitation this year.

  • 'Commute Nizami's death sentence if found guilty'

    A lawyer of war criminal Motiur Rahman Nizami appeals to the Supreme Court to commute his client’s death sentence to life term imprisonment if he is found guilty for committing crimes during the country’s Liberation War in 1971.

  • 7 Rangpur Shibir men jailed under explosives act

    A Rangpur court today jailed seven activists of Islami Chhatra Shibir, the student wing of Jamaat-e-Islami, for 20 years for possessing crude bombs.

  • ‘Don’t allow Jamaat men to run polls’

    The Workers Party of Bangladesh urges the Election Commission not to allow any Jamaat-e-Islami activists to take part in the municipality election under the banner of BNP-led 20-party alliance.

  • Arrest warrants for 10 war crimes suspects

    A tribunal in Dhaka issues arrest warrants against 10 war crimes suspects of Gaibandha and Moulvibazar including a former Jamaat-e-Islami lawmaker for their alleged crimes against humanity during in 1971 war.

  • SC may hear Nizami’s appeal 5 days more

    The Supreme Court may have five more dates left to hear the appeal of Motiur Rahman Nizami challenging his death penalty for war crimes.

  • No existence of IS in country: Home boss

    Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan reiterates there is no organisational existence of terrorist outfit Islamic State (IS) in Bangladesh.

  • Another step towards justice

    One of Bangladesh's many tragedies was the near reversal, within three and a half years of our birth as a country, of the gains of our Liberation War and the coming to power, later, of people who not only opposed the birth of Bangladesh but actively participated in the genocide and crimes against humanity that was the hallmark of the Pakistani forces and their Bengali collaborators.

  • BGB deployed in Dhaka ahead of Jamaat hartal

    Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) personnel are deployed in Dhaka this evening ahead of tomorrow’s hartal called by Jamaat-e-Islami.

  • Nizami’s appeal hearing may end by Dec 15: AG

    Attorney General Mahbubey Alam expresses hopes that the Supreme Court hearing on the appeal of war criminal Motiur Rahman Nizami against his death penalty will be completed by Dec 15.

  • SQ Chy, Mojaheed signed mercy petitions: Anisul

    A day into the execution of war criminals Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mojaheed and Salauddin Quader Chowdhury, the law minister today reiterated that the two sought presidential clemency, which was contradicted yesterday by their families and lawyers.

  • Mojaheed, SQ Chy buried

    Top war criminals Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mojaheed and Salauddin Quader Chowdhury have been buried after execution at the gallows of Dhaka jail.

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