Al-Badr

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.

September 3, 2016
September 3, 2016

Kashimpur in photos

The photos are taken at Kashimpur Central Jail-2 premises where death row war criminal Mir Quasem Ali is being held, awaiting his execution.

July 24, 2016
July 24, 2016

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.

June 6, 2016
June 6, 2016

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.

May 6, 2016
May 6, 2016

NO to war criminal NIZAMI'S plea

The legal battle in the war crimes case against Motiur Rahman Nizami has finally drawn to a close after 69 long months. The man, who led the ruthless militia Al-Badr in the massacre of Bangalees including intellectuals and professionals during the 1971 Liberation War, has now only one option left -- seeking presidential clemency by confessing to the crimes he committed during the nine-month war.

March 7, 2016
March 7, 2016

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.

December 31, 2015
December 31, 2015

2015 events that Bangladeshis would want to forget

Let us walk down the memory lane to look back at the events in the year 2015 that are etched in our memories and would remain so no matter how much we would want to forget them.

December 14, 2015
December 14, 2015

Nation observes Martyred Intellectuals Day

The nation is observing the Martyred Intellectuals Day today paying tributes to the intellectuals killed systematically by the Pakistan occupation army and their local collaborators at the fag-end of the country's Liberation War in 1971.

December 9, 2015
December 9, 2015

4 war crimes accused held

Police arrest four war crimes accused from different districts for their alleged involvement in crimes committed in Mymensingh and Jamalpur during the 1971 Liberation War.

November 26, 2015
November 26, 2015

‘Pakistan will summon Bangladesh envoy’

Pakistan has decided to summon Bangladesh’s envoy to lodge a protest and convey Islamabad’s concerns over the recent executions of two war criminals – Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mojaheed and Salauddin Quader Chowdhury.

November 22, 2015
November 22, 2015

Pakistan 'deeply' perturbed over executions in Bangladesh

Pakistan voices “concern and anguish” over the execution of Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mojaheed and Salauddin Quader Chowdhury for their crimes committed during the Liberation War of Bangladesh in 1971.