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  • Game on '71 war out on March 26

    A group of girls have been kidnapped by the Pakistani occupation forces and are held hostage at a torture camp, four kilometres off from Shanir-char in Barisal, a strategically important Pakistani outpost. Shamsu Bahini, a group of five desperados and commandoes guerrillas who reclaimed the Char from the Pakistani's grip move to rescue their sisters.

  • Nizami decides to seek review

    War criminal and Jamaat-e-Islami leader Motiur Rahman Nizami will seek review of the Supreme Court verdict which upheld his death penalty, his son says after meeting him at Kashimpur jail in Gazipur.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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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.

  • 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.

  • Prosecutor withdrawn from cases

    The chief prosecutor's office has withdrawn a prosecutor “in the public interest” from all the cases he was dealing with at the International Crimes Tribunal.

  • MP, ex-MP, 23 others sued for war crimes

    A freedom fighter yesterday filed a case against 25 people including an incumbent and a former Jatiya Party lawmaker for their alleged involvement in crimes against humanity committed during the Liberation War in 1971.

  • War crimes: Bail denied for JP lawmaker, his son

    A war crimes tribunal has denied bail to Jatiya Party lawmaker MA Hannan and his son Rafique Sajjad in a case of crimes against humanity committed during 1971.

  • 30 lakh martyrs a settled history

    It is an "undisputed" and "settled" fact that 30 lakh people laid down their lives during the Bangladesh's War of Liberation in 1971, says

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