Jamaat-e-Islam

Jamaat calls hartal for Sunday

Jamaat-e-Islami has called a 24-hour countrywide hartal (shutdown) for Sunday after the Supreme Court upheld death penalty awarded to the party’s chief Motiur Rahman Nizami for his 1971 war crimes.

July 16, 2015
July 16, 2015

The Boat and the BNP-Jamaat

The election symbol of the Awami League is a boat; interestingly, AL now resembles a boat as big as Noah's Ark as it accommodates anybody from any party, irrespective of political colour and...

June 18, 2015
June 18, 2015

War crimes: Probe report on Shakhawat, 11 others submitted

Probe report on ex-lawmaker Shakhawat Hossain and 11 others’ alleged war crimes was handed to the prosecution.

May 4, 2015
May 4, 2015

2 Shibir leaders face contempt proceedings

A tribunal in Dhaka initiates contempt of court proceedings against the president and secretary general of Islami Chhatra Shibir for their statements about a war crimes verdict.

April 19, 2015
April 19, 2015

Jamaat man killed in Pabna

Unidentified gunmen today hacked and shot a Jamaat-e-Islami activist to death this evening.

April 13, 2015
April 13, 2015

Trucker burnt in Comilla petrol bomb attack

A trucker burnt when miscreants hurl a petrol bomb at his vehicle on Dhaka-Chittagong highway in Daudkandi upazila of Comilla.

April 12, 2015
April 12, 2015

Nightmare of Sohagpur hanged

On a July morning in 1971, Muhammad Kamaruzzaman marched into Sohagpur, a remote hamlet, and unleashed cold-blooded savagery.

April 6, 2015
April 6, 2015

Jamaat calls 48hr hartal from tomorrow

Jamaat calls 48-hr nationwide hartal from 6:00am tomorrow to protest SC rejection of Kamaruzzaman’ plea seeking review of his death penalty.

April 6, 2015
April 6, 2015

SC upholds Kamaruzzaman’s death penalty

Supreme Court upholds its verdict on Jamaat leader Muhammad Kamaruzzaman rejecting his plea for reviewing death penalty for 1971 war crimes.

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 25, 2015
February 25, 2015

Hartals, blockade eat up Tk 1.20 lakh crore: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says that the country has incurred a loss of over Tk 1.20 lakh crore in the hartals and nonstop blockade since January 6.