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  • 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.

  • Opinion: AI statement shows political bias

    Amnesty International has caused fury and rage in the minds of Bangladeshis with its latest statement in support of two war criminals awaiting death – SQ Chowdhury and Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mojaheed.

  • War criminal SQ Chy to seek review of SC verdict

    Condemned war criminal Salauddin Quader Chowdhury is to file a petition with the Supreme Court seeking review of its judgement that had upheld his death penalty for war crimes.

  • 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.

  • Mancha for quick execution of SQ Chy

    Gonojagoron Mancha demands immediate execution of the death penalty pronounced to the BNP leader Salauddin Quader Chowdhury for his crimes against humanity in 1971.

  • Yahya_and_Nixon

    'Nixon didn't give a fig for the 1971 genocide'

    Former US president Richard Nixon “didn't give a fig for the genocide that was being committed in present-day Bangladesh”, says a Pulitzer winning New York Times journalist.

  • LIVE: Execution of War Criminal Kamaruzzaman

    For the latest developments of execution procedures of death row war criminal Muhammad Kamaruzzaman, stay tuned with thedailystar.net

  • Charges against Kamaruzzaman

    The International Crimes Tribunal-2 finds Jamaat-e-Islami leader Muhammad Kamaruzzaman guilty on five, out of seven war crimes charges.

  • Kamruddin Ahmad (1912-1982)

    The trial is more important than the accused

    Here we publish a letter written by Kamruddin Ahmad to the Law Minister on November 21, 1972. Kamruddin Ahmad was a Language Movement hero, politician, lawyer and diplomat.

  • S.M. Sultan

    “I Don't Like Twirling the Baton of Politics”

    BEFORE we knew it, it was the year 1970. There were political movements all around. The confrontations of the students and the public of East Bengal had reached their peak.