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  • File photo of a session of US House of Representatives

    US resolution calls Bangladesh to curb Jamaat

    A resolution has been introduced at the United States’ House of Representatives against Jamaat-e-Islami, the group involved in war crimes during Bangladesh’s Liberation War. It calls upon Bangladesh and Pakistan to curb the activities and networks of Jamaat.

  • Law Minister Anisul Huq

    Jamaat men will be tried even if party changes name: Law minister

    Law Minister Anisul Huq says the Jamaat-e-Islami men involved in the 1971 crimes against humanity will be put on trial even if the party is reformed under any other name.

  • Nazrul Islam khan

    Jamaat should apologise for '71 role

    BNP standing committee member Nazrul Islam Khan yesterday said Jamaat-e-Islami should apologise to the nation for its anti-liberation role in the 1971 Liberation war.

  • Jamaat leader Majibur Rahman Monju

    Jamaat expels its central leader

    Amid the rift between the party’s senior and old leaderships, Jamaat-e-Islami expels a member of the party’s majlish-e-shura, Majibur Rahman Monju, also former president of Islami Chhatra Shibir, from the organisation on charge of his involvement in anti-party activities.

  • Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader

    War crimes trial to continue even if Jamaat seeks mercy: Quader

    Road, Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader says that the war crimes trial will continue even if Jamaat-e-Islami seeks apology for its crimes against humanity during the Liberation War of Bangladesh in 1971.

  • For survival, it must apologise for 1971 role

    Different politicians and analysts said Jamaat should apologise to the nation as advised by Abdur Razzaq who resigned from the party yesterday.

  • Law Minister Anisul Huq

    Will push again for Jamaat's war crime trial: law minister

    Law Minister Anisul Huq yesterday told parliament that the government will settle the issue of trying Jamaat-e-Islami as a political party for its involvement in crimes against humanity, through a legal process.

  • Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud

    Info minister thanks Dr Kamal for realising his 'mistake'

    Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud thanks Dr Kamal Hossain for realising the mistake that Jatiya Oikyafront had made by incorporating Jamaat-e-Islami in the recent 11th parliamentary election.

  • Dr Kamal Hossain

    Taking Jamaat men along to polls a mistake

    Jatiya Oikyafront Convener Dr Kamal Hossain yesterday said it was a mistake on the part of his party Gonoforum to have joined the December 30 polls with Jamaat-e-Islami leaders contesting under the alliance banner.

  • Jhenidah-3 BNP candidate Motiur Rahman arrested

    BNP candidate, wife for Jhenidah-3 arrested

    BNP candidate for Jhenidah-3 Motiur Rahman and his wife are arrested in Rayerbazar area of Dhaka on charge of carrying out subversive activities.

  • Cancellation of 25 Jamaat-e-Islami men's candidacy

    Plea seeks cancellation of 25 Jamaat men’s candidacy

    A petition is filed with the High Court seeking its directive on the Election Commission to disqualify 25 Jamaat-e-Islami candidates so that they cannot contest the 11th parliamentary elections.

  • Bangladesh Election Commission Secretary Helal Uddin talks on 25 Jamaat-e-Islami candidacy

    Decision on 25 Jamaat men by Monday

    Election Commission Secretary Helal Uddin says a decision on the candidacy of 25 Jamaat-e-Islami leaders will be made by Tuesday.

  • Cancellation of 25 Jamaat men's candidature

    Dispose of plea seeking cancellation of 25 Jamaat men's candidature

    The High Court directs the Election Commission to dispose of in three working days the application filed for cancellation of the candidacy of 25 Jamaat-e-Islami men.

  • Bangladesh Election logo

    EC scraps Jamaat's registration

    The Election Commission has scrapped the registration of Jamaat-e-Islami, a component of the BNP-led 20-party alliance, making it clear that the party will not be able to contest the upcoming national election.

  • Abuse of power

    6 female activists of Jamaat held in Bogra

    Police arrests six female activists of Jamaat-e-Islami in a drive in Katnarpara of Bogra.

  • Intern doctor arrested over rape in Sylhet

    9 Jamaat men held from ‘secret meeting’ in Comilla

    Police in a drive arrested at least nine leaders and activists of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami from a secret meeting in Chouddagram upazila of Comilla district.

  • Jamaat-e-Islami Ameer Maqbul Ahmad

    Jamaat ameer Maqbul remanded again

    Jamaat-e-Islami Ameer Maqbul Ahmad has been shown arrested and remanded for three days in an arson case filed with Motijheel Police Station.

  • Jamaat-e-Islami calls countrywide hartal

    Jamaat calls hartal for Thursday

    Jamaat-e-Islami calls countrywide dawn-to-dusk hartal for Thursday protesting arrest and remand of its ameer and top eight other leaders.

  • Mir Quasem to seek review

    Condemned war crimes convict Jamaat leader Mir Quasem Ali will file a petition with the Supreme Court seeking a review of its verdict upholding his death penalty for crimes against humanity during the Liberation War, says Quasem’s counsel Matiur Rahman Akanda.

  • Jamaat's logo changed

    The Jamaat-e-Islami has changed its logo.

  • Verdict read out to Nizami

    The Dhaka Central Jail authorities last night received a copy of the Supreme Court judgment that confirmed the death penalty of war

  • How Pakistan reacted over war criminals’ punishment

    Every time an execution of a war criminal took place in Bangladesh, the Pakistan government came up with “questionable comments” on the issue, which is Bangladesh’s internal matter.

  • Motiur Rahman Nizami

    Nizami brought to Dhaka jail

    Condemned war criminal Motiur Rahman Nizami was shifted to Dhaka Central Jail from Kashimpur jail in Gazipur last night amid tight security.

  • Motiur Rahman Nizami

    Nizami shifted to Dhaka jail

    Death row war criminal Motiur Rahman Nizami has been shifted to Dhaka Central Jail from a Kashimpur jail in Gazipur. The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed the Jamaat-e-Islami chief's petition for reviewing its verdict that upheld his death penalty awarded by the International Crimes Tribunal-1 in 2014.

  • Stop interfering in internal issues, Dhaka tells Islamabad

    Reacting to Pakistan's expression of concern over the dismissal of Jamaat chief Motiur Rahman Nizami's review plea against death sentence in war crimes trial, State Minister for Foreign Affairs Shahriar Alam urges Islamabad not to interfere in Bangladesh’s internal affairs.

  • 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.

  • OHCHR urges halting all executions

    The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) urged the Bangladesh government to halt all executions and institute a moratorium on the use of the death penalty.

  • Jamaat withdraws hartal after Islam retained as state religion

    Jamaat-e-Islami withdraws countrywide hartal after the High Court rejects a writ that challenged legality of Islam as state religion of Bangladesh.

  • Nizami verdict tomorrow

    All eyes are on the Supreme Court which is set to deliver verdict tomorrow on an appeal challenging the death penalty of war criminal Motiur Rahman Nizami.

  • 5 ‘Jamaat men’ held in Dhaka with Tk 1.5 crore

    Law enforcers detain five persons including a central leader of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami with around Tk 1.5 crore in Banasri area of Dhaka.