Execution

November 17, 2017
November 17, 2017

2 executed for killing Chuadanga UP member

Two condemned convicts are hanged at Jessore Central Jail for killing a union parishad member of Chuadanga district in 1994.

August 7, 2016
August 7, 2016

Iranian nuclear scientist Shahram Amiri 'executed'

An Iranian nuclear scientist detained since 2010 has been executed, his family has told the BBC.

January 6, 2016
January 6, 2016

‘Execution after disposal of review, if Nizami files’

Jamaat-e-Islami leader Motiur Rahman Nizami’s execution will be carried out after the disposal of review, if he files it, says Attorney General Mahbubey Alam.

November 26, 2015
November 26, 2015

UN claim on war trial disturbing: Bangladesh

Bangladesh has refuted UN human rights office’s claim of doubts regarding war crimes trial saying the statement is “highly disturbing”.

November 26, 2015
November 26, 2015

UK hails Hasina’s zero-tolerance policy on terrorism

The United Kingdom has hailed Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s zero-tolerance policy on terrorism.

November 22, 2015
November 22, 2015

BGB deployed in Dhaka ahead of Jamaat hartal

Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) personnel are deployed in Dhaka this evening ahead of tomorrow’s hartal called by Jamaat-e-Islami.

November 22, 2015
November 22, 2015

Mohona TV car attacked, journo shot in Raozan

A microbus of private television channel Mohona TV allegedly attacked and a journalist said to have been shot in Chittagong’s Raozan while returning from the burial of top war criminal Salauddin Quader Chowdhury, the terror of Raozan who was hanged early today.

November 18, 2015
November 18, 2015

No legal bar for execution now: Attorney General

Now that Supreme Court has disposed of the review petitions of war criminals Salauddin Quader Chowdhury and Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mojaheed, there is no legal barrier now for execution of the verdict awarding them death penalty, the attorney general says.

September 22, 2015
September 22, 2015

Pakistan delays hanging of disabled man

The planned hanging of a paraplegic prisoner in Pakistan has been delayed, his lawyer says.

August 27, 2015
August 27, 2015

Sarandon fights to save an inmate's life

Oscar-winning actress Susan Sarandon is on a mission to help save an inmate's life.