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  • ICC satisfied with Bangladesh’s war crimes trial

    International Criminal Court President Justice Silvia Alejandra Fernández de Gurmendi expresses her satisfaction over the proceedings of war crimes trials in Bangladesh.

  • Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban

    Punishment for distorting Liberation War history

    Bangladesh Parliament unanimously adopts a resolution to enact a law for punishing those who will “distort” the country’s history of 1971 Liberation War and the mass killing.

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    The girl who lies among forgotten martyrs

    If she were alive, she would have been a living with the pride of our glorious Liberation War like any of us.

  • A forgotten massacre of 1971

    Today is April 23. On this day in 1971, the Pakistani occupation army aided by their local collaborators Rajakars went into an orgy of

  • Turkish envoy leaves Dhaka amid reports of withdrawal

    Turkish envoy to Bangladesh leaves Dhaka amid media reports that he has been withdrawn in response to the execution of top war criminal Motiur Rahman Nizami.

  • Nizami's end

    Nizami was the highest ranking Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) leader to be hanged for crimes against humanity in 1971. With his execution, the stigma that we had been carrying for the last 45 years has been removed.

  • Pakistan parliament condemns Nizami hanging

    Pakistan’s parliament passes a unanimous resolution expressing “concern” and condemns the hanging of war criminal Motiur Rahman Nizami. Sidewise, the country’s foreign ministry issues a statement voicing sadness over the execution. It also terms the execution “unfortunate.”

  • Nizami buried in Pabna

    Executed Jamaat ameer Motiur Rahman Nizami is buried at his village home in Santhia upazila in Pabna. Relatives and a few locals attended his namaz-e-janaza held at a madrasa at Monmothpur before he was buried around 7:15am.

  • Nizami’s profile

    War criminal Motiur Rahman Nizami's appointment as a minister by the BNP-led government was a slap in the face to our Liberation

  • War criminal Motiur Rahman Nizami

    [WATCH] Justice finally for the death designer’s victims

    The nation had to wait for 69 months to witness a long overdue justice is being carried out for the mass murders and rape in 1971 led by war criminal Motiur Rahman Nizami. The legal battle in the war crimes case against Jamaat-e-Islami ameer Nizami has drawn to a conclusion as the Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed his petition for reviewing its verdict that upheld his death penalty.

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