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  • [WATCH] Quasem, the notorious Al-Badr leader

    Mir Quasem Ali, who led ruthless militia Al-Badr in Chittagong to commit crimes against humanity in 1971, is hanged at Kashimpur Central Jail.

  • War crimes: Quasem seeks deferral of review hearing

    Convicted war criminal Mir Quasem Ali files a petition with the Supreme Court seeking two-month deferment on his review hearing against the judgement that upheld his death penalty.

  • Mir Quasem to seek review

    Condemned war crimes convict Jamaat leader Mir Quasem Ali will file a petition with the Supreme Court seeking a review of its verdict upholding his death penalty for crimes against humanity during the Liberation War, says Quasem’s counsel Matiur Rahman Akanda.

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    Death warrant read out to Quasem

    The prison authorities read out the death warrant to condemned war criminal Mir Quasem Ali at Kashimpur Central Jail-2 in Gazipur.

  • Death warrant issued for Mir Quasem

    The International Crimes Tribunal yesterday issued a death warrant for convicted war criminal Mir Quasem Ali hours after the Supreme Court released the full text of its verdict upholding his death penalty.

  • War trial: Death warrant for Quasem reaches Dhaka jail

    The death warrant for war criminal Mir Quasem Ali reaches Dhaka Central Jail around half an hour after the international crimes tribunal issued the warrant.

  • OHCHR urges halting all executions

    The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) urged the Bangladesh government to halt all executions and institute a moratorium on the use of the death penalty.

  • SC asks 2 ministers to reappear before it Mar 27

    The Supreme Court seriously criticises two ministers for their comments about Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha in relation to the hearing of an appeal of war crimes convict Mir Quasem Ali.

  • Court asks 2 ministers to appear on March 20

    The Supreme Court yesterday adjourned the hearing until March 20 on the contempt rule against two ministers for

  • Qamrul offers apology to SC

    Food Minister Qamrul Islam yesterday offered an unconditional apology to the Supreme Court for his remarks over the war crimes case against Jamaat-e-Islami leader Mir Quasem Ali.

  • Conviction on weak evidence: Quasem’s family

    Family of war criminal Mir Quasem Ali claims that the Jamaat-e-Islami leader was convicted on weak evidence and deposition in war crimes case.

  • Mahbubey Alam

    Verdict satisfactory: AG

    Attorney General Mahbubey Alam expresses his satisfaction over the Supreme Court judgement upholding death penalty for Jamaat-e-Islami leader Mir Quasem Ali in a war crimes case.

  • ‘Quasem’s verdict is victory of our movement’

    Gonojagoron Mancha hailed the appeal verdict of war criminal Mir Quasem Ali and said it was an achievement of the movement they were all in.

  • Jamaat calls hartal tomorrow over Quasem verdict

    Jamaat calls countrywide hartal for tomorrow over the Supreme Court ruling upholding death penalty of its leader Mir Quasem for war crimes.

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    History will judge this verdict: Defence

    War criminal Mir Quasem Ali’s lawyer Khandker Mahbub Hossain says the history will judge this verdict that upheld the death penalty of the Jamaat-e-Islami leader.

  • SC upholds death for Mir Quasem

    Supreme Court upholds death for Jamaat-e-Islami leader Mir Quasem Ali in a war crimes case. Five-member bench of Appellate Division acquits the war criminal of a death penalty and two other jail terms.

  • SC verdict today

    The Supreme Court is set to deliver today the verdict on the appeal of war criminal Mir Quasem Ali challenging his conviction amid some “unexpected comments” by two ministers on the chief justice.

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    War trial: Mir Quasem’s verdict tomorrow

    All eyes are on the Supreme Court, which is set to deliver the verdict tomorrow on the appeal filed by war criminal Mir Quasem Ali challenging his death penalty amid comments from different persons including two ministers on the chief justice.

  • Qamrul for rehearing of appeal

    The appeal in Mir Quasem Ali's case should be reheard by a reconstituted Appellate Division bench of the Supreme Court, keeping the

  • SC completes Mir Quasem proceedings

    The Supreme Court yesterday set March 8 for delivering verdict on the appeal filed by war criminal and Jamaat-e-Islami leader Mir Quasem Ali challenging his conviction.

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    War crimes: Mir Quasem’s appeal verdict Mar 8

    Supreme Court concludes hearing and sets March 8 for delivering verdict on appeal filed by convicted war criminal and Jamaat-e-Islami leader Mir Quasem challenging his death penalty. Prosecution prays court to uphold death for Quasem, while defense seeks acquittal in conclusion hearing.

  • Quasem’s counsel ends arguments

    Counsel for war criminal Mir Quasem Ali concludes arguments on an appeal filed with the Supreme Court by Quasem challenging his death penalty for wartime offences.

  • Justice Nozrul quits as Mir Quasem’s lawyer

    Justice Nozrul Islam Chowdhury, a retired judge of the High Court, withdraws himself as a defence lawyer for war criminal Mir Quasem Ali.

  • CJ hopes sitting, retired judges will abide by norms

    Chief Justice SK Sinha expresses hopes that the sitting and retired judges who enjoy state facilities will abide by the norms and values.

  • SC starts hearing war criminal Mir Quasem’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 trial: Hearing on Mir Quasem plea deferred

    The Supreme Court defers for a week the hearing on the appeal filed by war criminal Mir Quasem Ali challenging his death penalty.

  • SC fixes Feb 2 to start hearing on Mir Quasem's plea

    The Supreme Court today fixed February 2 for starting hearing on the appeal of war criminal and Jamaat leader Mir Quasem Ali challenging his death penalty for his wartime crimes against humanity.

  • SC to fix date tomorrow for hearing Quasem's plea

    Supreme Court defers the date till tomorrow for hearing the appeal of war criminal Mir Quasem Ali as conducting lawyer for him was not present at the court.

  • Submit concise statements on Quasem plea in 4 weeks: SC

    Supreme Court gives four more weeks to defence and state counsels for placing concise statements on death row war criminal Mir Quasem Ali's plea.

  • SC seeks concise statement on Mir Quasem verdict

    Supreme Court asks defence to submit a concise statement before it by May 20 on an appeal filed by convicted war criminal Mir Quasem Ali against his death penalty.

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