Bangladesh Liberation War 1971

September 3, 2016
September 3, 2016

[WATCH] Quasem, the notorious Al-Badr leader

Mir Quasem Ali, who led ruthless militia Al-Badr in Chittagong to commit crimes against humanity in 1971, is hanged at Kashimpur Central Jail.

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 8, 2016
June 8, 2016

All-out efforts on to hunt down killers: PM

Pointing the finger at the BNP-Jamaat clique for all the recent secret killings in the country, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says the intelligence and law enforcement agencies are out there to track down the culprits.

June 2, 2016
June 2, 2016

War criminal Shamsuddin appeals against death penalty

Convicted war criminal Shamsuddin Ahmed files an appeal with the Supreme Court challenging the death penalty handed to him for war crimes committed during 1971.

May 10, 2016
May 10, 2016

[WATCH] Justice finally for the death designer’s victims

The nation had to wait for 69 months to witness a long overdue justice is being carried out for the mass murders and rape in 1971 led by war criminal Motiur Rahman Nizami. The legal battle in the war crimes case against Jamaat-e-Islami ameer Nizami has drawn to a conclusion as the Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed his petition for reviewing its verdict that upheld his death penalty.

May 9, 2016
May 9, 2016

Govt hands Pakistan envoy protest letter

Foreign ministry hands ‘strongly-worded’ protest letter to Pakistan envoy in protest against the country’s statement on Supreme Court verdict dismissing the review plea of condemned war criminal and Jamaat leader Nizami. Bangladesh terms the May 6 Pakistan statement "unacceptable".

January 6, 2016
January 6, 2016

Jamaat calls hartal as SC upholds Nizami’s death

Supreme Court upholds death penalty awarded to Jamaat-e-Islami amir Motiur Rahman Nizami for crimes committed against humanity in 1971. Protesting the ruling, Jamaat calls a countrywide daylong hartal for Thursday.

December 22, 2015
December 22, 2015

‘Khaleda still loyal to Pakistani forces’

The Ekattorer Ghatak Dalal Nirmul Committee strongly criticises BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia’s recent statement on the number of martyrs during the country’s 1971 Liberation War.

December 17, 2015
December 17, 2015

Bangladesh to have no cohort of defeated forces: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says there will be no existence of the cohorts of the defeated forces in Bangladesh.

December 17, 2015
December 17, 2015

195 Pak army men to be tried for war crimes: Minister

The government will take initiatives to bring the 195 Pakistani army personnel from the country and try them for war crimes in Bangladesh, says Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal.