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War crimes: Ex-MP, 8 others indicted

A war crimes tribunal frames charges against former BNP and Jamaat-e-Islami lawmaker Shakhawat Hossain and eight others over alleged wartime offenses.

October 5, 2018
October 5, 2018

Jamaat still on BNP's mind

The BNP has informally started the process for a seat sharing deal with Jamaat-e-Islami and other alliance partners, indicating that it would not sever ties with the Islamist party.

December 23, 2015
December 23, 2015

War crimes: Ex-MP, 8 others indicted

A war crimes tribunal frames charges against former BNP and Jamaat-e-Islami lawmaker Shakhawat Hossain and eight others over alleged wartime offenses.

November 5, 2015
November 5, 2015

Opinion: Checkposts not enough to stop terrorism

Cops and intelligence agencies need to be more professional and competent. And that would be possible only through depoliticisation of these institutions. Fighting terrorism is a tricky battle, which must be fought both intellectually and professionally – not by hatching conspiracy theories.

July 26, 2015
July 26, 2015

Charges pressed against ex-MP Shakhawat

Five charges are pressed against former BNP and Jamaat-e-Islami lawmaker Shakhawat Hossain and 11 others for their alleged role in war crimes.

April 3, 2015
April 3, 2015

Counsels to meet Kamaruzzaman Saturday

Defence lawyers will meet death row convict Muhammad Kamaruzzaman at Dhaka Central Jail tomorrow morning to get necessary instructions from him about his review petition.

March 8, 2015
March 8, 2015

2 buses torched in Dhaka

Alleged pickets torch two buses in Nikunjo and New Market area of Dhaka on the first day of 72-hour countrywide hartal (shutdown) enforced by BNP-led-20 party alliance

March 5, 2015
March 5, 2015

Jamaat lawyer Tajul Islam ‘detained’

Tajul Islam, a top member of the defence team of war crimes accused Jamaat-e-Islami leaders, has been allegedly picked up by law enforcers from his chamber in Dhaka this evening.

February 18, 2015
February 18, 2015

‘EU team not concerned about HR situation’

The visiting EU parliamentary delegation did not express any concerns about the human rights situation in Bangladesh, claimed State Minister for Foreign Affairs Shahriar Alam.

February 18, 2015
February 18, 2015

Ashraf links ongoing violence to global terrorism

Awami League General Secretary Syed Ashraful Islam says country's ongoing violence is part of global terrorist activities by religious fundamentalists.

February 14, 2015
February 14, 2015

BNP man held for crude bomb attack in Dhaka

Police arrest 30 activists of BNP, Jamaat-e-Islami and its student wing, Islami Chhatra Shibir, in separate drives in Dhaka