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  • Bangladesh not worried at all

    Bangladesh is not worried about the threat by Pakistan that it would move the UN to raise the issue of hanging war criminals as the

  • Err-dogan!

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan did not like Europe's stance on the execution of Jamaat-e-Islami chief Motiur Rahman Nizami for committing crimes against humanity in 1971.

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    One issue shouldn't cloud ties with Dhaka: Islamabad

    Apparently showing their affection for war criminals being tried in Bangladesh for their crimes against humanity, Pakistan has said the relations between the two countries 'should not be clouded' with a single issue.

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    Pak amnesia intentional

    Pakistan has come up with an outrageous claim that what Jamaat-e-Islami chief Motiur Rahman Nizami did in 1971 was to uphold the constitution of Pakistan.

  • Pakistan acts, Bangladesh counteracts

    Diplomatic tensions between Bangladesh and Pakistan seem to be escalating, with each government summoning the other's

  • Pakistan's Illogical Stance

    Pakistan's national Parliament once again sided with war criminals by passing a resolution that drew condemnation in Bangladesh.

  • Turkish envoy leaves Dhaka amid reports of withdrawal

    Turkish envoy to Bangladesh leaves Dhaka amid media reports that he has been withdrawn in response to the execution of top war criminal Motiur Rahman Nizami.

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    Pakistan’s criticism met with Dhaka’s protest

    Bangladesh has summoned Pakistan envoy in Dhaka in a quick response to the condemnation note Islamabad handed over for the execution of a top war criminal, Motiur Rahman Niazami. While Pakistan envoy insists that bilateral relations won't be harmed, Dhaka hands another strong protest.

  • Jamaat’s 24-hr hartal progressing peacefully

    The 24-hour countrywide hartal enforced by Jamaat-e-Islami is progressing peacefully with very little hindrance to public life.

  • Jamaat against legal process

    Motiur Rahman Nizami enjoyed every opportunity to defend himself against the charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity.

  • Pakistan again sides with war criminals

    Pakistan national parliament has once again sided with war criminals by passing a resolution to express serious concerns over the execution of Jamaat-e-Islami chief Motiur Rahman Nizami. This has caused a huge outcry in Bangladesh and risks further straining of the relations between the two countries. Ministers and war crimes trial campaigners have termed the resolution a brazen attempt to meddle in internal affairs of the country.

  • 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 removed.

  • 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 he was buried around 7:15am.

  • His 'peace' initiative was massacre plot

    The villagers of Bausgari in Pabna's Santhia upazila were clueless about the grave dangers ahead.

  • Lethal, last bite of losers

    It was the final act of brutality against a nation yearning to be free. The ruthless militia systematically rounded up one by one and tortured and brutally killed the nation's brightest minds. What it wanted was to execute the evil plot of Pakistan occupation forces to wipe out the Bangalee intelligentsia towards the end of the Liberation War in 1971.

  • Nizami’s profile

    War criminal Motiur Rahman Nizami's appointment as a minister by the BNP-led government was a slap in the face to our Liberation

  • 'Nizami didn’t ask mercy, order to hang given'

    Dhaka Central Jail authorities have been given the order to execute death row war criminal Motiur Rahman Nizami as he did not seek presidential mercy, Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan has said.

  • LIVE: NIZAMI'S EXECUTION TIMELINE

    Find the latest update from Dhaka Central Jail centreing the execution of death row war criminal Motiur Rahman Nizami.

  • Family meets Nizami, goes without talking

    Family of Motiur Rahman Nizami has met the death row war criminal at Dhaka Central Jail. After around one-and-half hours of meeting, they left without talking to the meida.

  • Death designer Nizami hanged for war crimes

    Leader of a ruthless militia that massacred innocent unarmed civilians during 1971, Motiur Rahman Nizami has been hanged for crimes committed against humanity during the Liberation War.

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    [WATCH] Justice finally for the death designer’s victims

    The nation had to wait for 69 months to witness a long overdue justice is being carried out for the mass murders and rape in 1971 led by war criminal Motiur Rahman Nizami. The legal battle in the war crimes case against Jamaat-e-Islami ameer Nizami has drawn to a conclusion as the Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed his petition for reviewing its verdict that upheld his death penalty.

  • 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

  • Security beefed up at Dhaka jail

    Security in and around the Dhaka Central Jail, where death row war criminal Motiur Rahman Nizami has been kept, was strengthened this afternoon.

  • Govt hands Pakistan envoy protest letter

    Foreign ministry hands ‘strongly-worded’ protest letter to Pakistan envoy in protest against the country’s statement on Supreme Court verdict dismissing the review plea of condemned war criminal and Jamaat leader Nizami. Bangladesh terms the May 6 Pakistan statement "unacceptable".

  • Verdict read out to Nizami

    Hours after Supreme Court released its full verdict dismissing condemned war criminal Nizami’s review plea, authorities of Dhaka jail, where he had been kept, reads out the verdict to him.

  • Don't meddle in internal affairs

    Expressing frustration over a statement made by Pakistan about the apex court verdict on condemned war criminal Motiur Rahman Nizami, Dhaka yesterday asked Islamabad to stop interfering in Bangladesh's internal affairs.

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    Nizami brought to Dhaka jail

    Condemned war criminal Motiur Rahman Nizami was shifted to Dhaka Central Jail from Kashimpur jail in Gazipur last night amid tight security.

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    Nizami shifted to Dhaka jail

    Death row war criminal Motiur Rahman Nizami has been shifted to Dhaka Central Jail from a Kashimpur jail in Gazipur. The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed the Jamaat-e-Islami chief's petition for reviewing its verdict that upheld his death penalty awarded by the International Crimes Tribunal-1 in 2014.

  • Stop interfering in internal issues, Dhaka tells Islamabad

    Reacting to Pakistan's expression of concern over the dismissal of Jamaat chief Motiur Rahman Nizami's review plea against death sentence in war crimes trial, State Minister for Foreign Affairs Shahriar Alam urges Islamabad not to interfere in Bangladesh’s internal affairs.

  • Pakistan worried over death row war criminal Nizami

    Pakistan has expressed concern over the dismissal of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami chief Motiur Rahman Nizami's review plea

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