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Nizami

Damned if you do, damned if you don't!

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Damned if you do, damned if you don't!

WE have an unc-anny genius not to notice any change in tone, temper and texture of the overall political atmosphere so possessed are we with our programmed inputs like robots. Soon perhaps, we will be entering the animated phase of robotic technology which is in for taking over some human loads, as it is. Only that we are ready candidates for such an unthinking existential transformation. It risks replacing application of human intelligence to be constantly improving not regressing as some other nations are doing before our own...

Defence terms verdict 'unjust'

Defence terms verdict 'unjust'

Expressing dissatisfaction over the verdict against war criminal Motiur Rahman Nizami, the defence said it is an 'unjust' punishment. "Nizami did not get justice. It is most unhappy judgement, which is breach of justice. We must appeal against the verdict," said Tajul Islam, a counsel for defence. "We are very much aggrieved with verdict," he...

Nizami fit

The Dhaka Central Jail authorities yesterday submitted a health report of Jamaat-e-Islami chief Motiur Rahman Nizami to the registrar's office of International Crimes Tribunal, mentioning him as being “fit”, the tribunal's deputy registrar has said. “He is now in good health,” Arunav Chakraborty, deputy registrar of the tribunal, told The Daily Star last night, citing the report. Nizami's latest health report came nine days after the International Crimes Tribunal-1 deferred the long-awaited verdict “due to his illness”. The tribunal was scheduled to...

Jamaat to stage demo for release of Nizami, Sayedee

Jamaat to stage demo for release of Nizami, Sayedee

Jamaat-e-Islami will stage countrywide agitation on May 4 demanding release of its Ameer Motiur Rahman Nizami and Senior Nayeb-e-Ameer Delawar Hossain Sayedee. Both the leaders are now facing war crimes charges for their crimes against humanity during the country's Liberation War in 1971. Jamaat, a key partner in the BNP-led 19-party alliance, will also hold...

Nizami's Trial at Final Stage

Death penalty sought

The prosecution at the International Crimes Tribunal-1 yesterday sought capital punishment for war crimes accused Motiur Rahman Nizami for his alleged involvement in genocide and crimes against humanity during the Liberation War. “Whatever crime was committed during the Liberation War, he [Nizami] was at the core of it. We want his capital punishment,” said prosecutor Tureen Afroz before drawing conclusion to her arguments. The prosecution for the second time sought capital punishment for Nizami as the three-member tribunal had decided to...

Offloading Arms

Nizami asked Nurul Amin to oversee

Nizami asked Nurul Amin to oversee

Former industries minister Motiur Rahman Nizami was in collusion with former state minister for home Lutfozzaman Babar in the smuggling of the 10-truck arms and ammunition, according to the verdict in the smuggling case filed over the Chittagong arms haul. Nizami, also the ameer of Jamaat-e-Islami, had sent his trusted additional secretary Nurul Amin...

Relaxed hartal in city

Relaxed hartal in city

Dhaka city dwellers came out in streets and performed their daily works as usual though a dawn-to-dusk countrywide hartal (shutdown) is going on today.

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