Jamaat chief Nizami

Nizami's end

Nizami was the highest ranking Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) leader to be hanged for crimes against humanity in 1971. With his execution, the stigma that we had been carrying for the last 45 years has been...

May 13, 2016
May 13, 2016

India voices support for war crimes trials

India takes its stance in favour of war crimes trials in Bangladesh after the execution of a top war criminal Motiur Rahman Nizami, reports PTI.

May 12, 2016
May 12, 2016

Nizami's end

Nizami was the highest ranking Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) leader to be hanged for crimes against humanity in 1971. With his execution, the stigma that we had been carrying for the last 45 years has been...

May 11, 2016
May 11, 2016

Nizami buried in Pabna

Executed Jamaat ameer Motiur Rahman Nizami is buried at his village home in Santhia upazila in Pabna. Relatives and a few locals attended his namaz-e-janaza held at a madrasa at Monmothpur before...

May 10, 2016
May 10, 2016

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

May 9, 2016
May 9, 2016

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.

May 2, 2016
May 2, 2016

Nizami’s review plea hearing likely tomorrow

The Supreme Court is scheduled to hold the hearing tomorrow on the review petition filed by condemned war criminal Motiur Rahman Nizami.

April 9, 2016
April 9, 2016

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.

April 3, 2016
April 3, 2016

SC to hear Nizami’s review plea next week

The Supreme Court will hear next week the petition filed by war criminal Motiur Rahman Nizami seeking review of its judgement that upheld his death penalty for his wartime offences.

March 15, 2016
March 15, 2016

War trial: Death warrant issued for Nizami

The International Crimes Tribunal issues death warrant for convicted war criminal Motiur Rahman Nizami hours after the Supreme Court released its full verdict upholding his death penalty.

January 5, 2016
January 5, 2016

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.