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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • ‘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.

  • 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.

  • SQ Chy, Mojaheed executions draw global attention

    The executions of Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mojaheed and Salauddin Quader Chowdhury, two top war criminals in Bangladesh, draw global attention and are covered in international news media with importance.

  • Halt Mojaheed’s execution until Aug 21 attack trial ends: Family

    Family of death row war criminal Mojaheed urges president to halt his execution until Aug 21 grenade attack trial ends. Mojaheed is an accused in the case.

  • Human Rights Watch

    Halt execution of Mojaheed, SQ Chy: HRW

    Human Rights Watch (HRW) has called upon the government to halt the execution of death row war criminals Ali Ahsan Mohammed Mojaheed and Salauddin Quader Chowdhury.

  • Like father, like son

    War crimes convict Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mojaheed followed in his father Maulana Abdul Ali’s footsteps all along.

  • Amnesty committed heinous act: Hasina

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina comes down heavily on the Amnesty Intentional for its reported remarks on Bangladesh’s freedom fighters and the trial of war criminals.

  • Evidence found against Shariatpur war crime suspects

    The investigation agency of the International Crimes Tribunal says to have found evidence against two persons over their alleged involvement in crimes committed in Shariatpur during the country’s Liberation War in 1971.

  • Netrakona war crimes suspect dies

    War crimes suspect Ahmed Ali of Netrakona died at Dhaka Medical College Hospital in the wee hours today.

  • 8 Jamalpur 'Al-Badr men' indicted

    A tribunal in Dhaka frame five charges against eight Jamalpur “Al-Badr men” for their alleged involvement in crimes against humanity committed during the country’s Liberation War in 1971.

  • Charges accepted against 5 Noakhali ‘war criminals’

    A tribunal in Dhaka accepts three charges brought against five war crimes suspects from Noakhali.

  • 2 ‘Razakars’ held in Moulvibazar

    Police arrest two war crimes accused in Moulvibazar hours after the International Crimes Tribunal-1 issued arrest warrant for five suspects.

  • Evidence found against 19 Cox’s Bazar war crime suspects

    The investigation agency of the International Crimes Tribunal claims to have found “sufficient evidence against 19 war crimes accused” from Cox’s Bazar.

  • Intellectuals' killing, not forgiven

    He got what he needed -- a ruthless militia force and a well-orchestrated plan which he along with his party leaders and senior Pakistani army had designed and -- to

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    Mojaheed verdict tomorrow

    Supreme Court is set to deliver its verdict tomorrow on an appeal filed by death row war criminal Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mojaheed challenging the sentences handed down to him.

  • Operated like Gestapo

    Few of them returned home. Many of their bodies could not even be traced. Most of the corpses that were found at different killing sites in Dhaka were mutilated beyond recognition. They were among the brightest sons and daughters of the soil -- all pro-liberation people including professors, journalists, litterateurs and doctors.