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.

February 24, 2016
February 24, 2016

War crimes: Mir Quasem’s appeal verdict Mar 8

Supreme Court concludes hearing and sets March 8 for delivering verdict on appeal filed by convicted war criminal and Jamaat-e-Islami leader Mir Quasem challenging his death penalty. Prosecution prays court to uphold death for Quasem, while defense seeks acquittal in conclusion hearing.

February 17, 2016
February 17, 2016

Quasem’s counsel ends arguments

Counsel for war criminal Mir Quasem Ali concludes arguments on an appeal filed with the Supreme Court by Quasem challenging his death penalty for wartime offences.

February 15, 2016
February 15, 2016

Justice Nozrul quits as Mir Quasem’s lawyer

Justice Nozrul Islam Chowdhury, a retired judge of the High Court, withdraws himself as a defence lawyer for war criminal Mir Quasem Ali.

February 10, 2016
February 10, 2016

CJ hopes sitting, retired judges will abide by norms

Chief Justice SK Sinha expresses hopes that the sitting and retired judges who enjoy state facilities will abide by the norms and values.

February 9, 2016
February 9, 2016

SC starts hearing war criminal Mir Quasem’s plea

Supreme Court today starts hearing the appeal filed by Jamaat-e-Islami leader Mir Quashem Ali challenging his death sentence for his crimes against humanity during the country's Liberation War in 1971.

February 2, 2016
February 2, 2016

War trial: Hearing on Mir Quasem plea deferred

The Supreme Court defers for a week the hearing on the appeal filed by war criminal Mir Quasem Ali challenging his death penalty.

January 6, 2016
January 6, 2016

SC fixes Feb 2 to start hearing on Mir Quasem's plea

The Supreme Court today fixed February 2 for starting hearing on the appeal of war criminal and Jamaat leader Mir Quasem Ali challenging his death penalty for his wartime crimes against humanity.

January 5, 2016
January 5, 2016

SC to fix date tomorrow for hearing Quasem's plea

Supreme Court defers the date till tomorrow for hearing the appeal of war criminal Mir Quasem Ali as conducting lawyer for him was not present at the court.

May 28, 2015
May 28, 2015

Submit concise statements on Quasem plea in 4 weeks: SC

Supreme Court gives four more weeks to defence and state counsels for placing concise statements on death row war criminal Mir Quasem Ali's plea.

April 22, 2015
April 22, 2015

SC seeks concise statement on Mir Quasem verdict

Supreme Court asks defence to submit a concise statement before it by May 20 on an appeal filed by convicted war criminal Mir Quasem Ali against his death penalty.

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