Mir Quasem Ali

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.

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.

March 20, 2016
March 20, 2016

SC asks 2 ministers to reappear before it Mar 27

The Supreme Court seriously criticises two ministers for their comments about Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha in relation to the hearing of an appeal of war crimes convict Mir Quasem Ali.

March 16, 2016
March 16, 2016

Court asks 2 ministers to appear on March 20

The Supreme Court yesterday adjourned the hearing until March 20 on the contempt rule against two ministers for

March 15, 2016
March 15, 2016

Qamrul offers apology to SC

Food Minister Qamrul Islam yesterday offered an unconditional apology to the Supreme Court for his remarks over the war crimes case against Jamaat-e-Islami leader Mir Quasem Ali.

March 8, 2016
March 8, 2016

Conviction on weak evidence: Quasem’s family

Family of war criminal Mir Quasem Ali claims that the Jamaat-e-Islami leader was convicted on weak evidence and deposition in war crimes case.

March 8, 2016
March 8, 2016

Verdict satisfactory: AG

Attorney General Mahbubey Alam expresses his satisfaction over the Supreme Court judgement upholding death penalty for Jamaat-e-Islami leader Mir Quasem Ali in a war crimes case.

March 8, 2016
March 8, 2016

‘Quasem’s verdict is victory of our movement’

Gonojagoron Mancha hailed the appeal verdict of war criminal Mir Quasem Ali and said it was an achievement of the movement they were all in.

March 8, 2016
March 8, 2016

Jamaat calls hartal tomorrow over Quasem verdict

Jamaat calls countrywide hartal for tomorrow over the Supreme Court ruling upholding death penalty of its leader Mir Quasem for war crimes.

March 8, 2016
March 8, 2016

History will judge this verdict: Defence

War criminal Mir Quasem Ali’s lawyer Khandker Mahbub Hossain says the history will judge this verdict that upheld the death penalty of the Jamaat-e-Islami leader.

March 8, 2016
March 8, 2016

SC upholds death for Mir Quasem

Supreme Court upholds death for Jamaat-e-Islami leader Mir Quasem Ali in a war crimes case. Five-member bench of Appellate Division acquits the war criminal of a death penalty and two other jail...