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  • Islampur Mother Teresa Missionaries of Charity

    In search of her roots

    Her expression began to change as soon as she stepped into the Missionaries of Charity at Islampur in Old Dhaka on Christmas morning. The colourful Christmas decor of the premises could hardly draw her attention.

  • Pakistani war criminals must be tried

    Contrary to what some people believe, the Simla Agreement signed on July 2, 1972 had nothing to do with the Pakistani POW that Bangladesh wanted to prosecute because it was an issue between Dhaka and Islamabad. But Bhutto played his devilish card by making the 400,000 Bangladeshis who lived in West Pakistan hostage.

  • War criminals attempted to disrupt trial

    Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha has said war criminals sought to interrupt the trial proceedings through appointing international

  • Verdict today in Jessore war crimes case

    The International Crimes Tribunal-1 is set to deliver verdict today in a case against nine Jessore men, including former Jamaat-e-Islami and BNP lawmaker Shakhawat Hossain, in connection with crimes committed during the Liberation War.

  • Execution anytime if Nizami doesn’t seek mercy: AG

    Attorney General Mahbubey Alam says that the jail authorities can execute Motiur Rahman Nizami anytime if he decides not to seek presidential mercy for saving his life.

  • 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.

  • Nizami's review verdict likely tomorrow

    The Supreme Court is set to pass an order tomorrow on a petition filed by war criminal Motiur Rahman Nizami

  • Gallows for 4 Razakars for 1971 war crimes

    A special tribunal in Dhaka yesterday found five Kishoreganj Razakars guilty of abduction, torture and killings during

  • Karadzic jailed for Bosnian genocide

    Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic has been convicted of genocide and war crimes over the 1992-95 war, and sentenced to 40 years in jail.

  • Death warrant for Nizami

    The International Crimes Tribunal yesterday issued death warrant for convicted war criminal Motiur Rahman Nizami

  • SC completes Mir Quasem proceedings

    The Supreme Court yesterday set March 8 for delivering verdict on the appeal filed by war criminal and Jamaat-e-Islami leader Mir Quasem Ali challenging his conviction.

  • MP, ex-MP, 23 others sued for war crimes

    A freedom fighter yesterday filed a case against 25 people including an incumbent and a former Jatiya Party lawmaker for their alleged involvement in crimes against humanity committed during the Liberation War in 1971.

  • Of Pakistan's denials of war crimes and the world's silence

    We understand the position of international rights bodies against the death penalty. But why should they remain silent when Pakistan denies its army's role in committing war crimes?

  • Ghosts of war crimes past

    Four decades is much too long a wait for justice. The ICT was not about revenge, as many would and do simplistically reduce it to — it is about coming to terms with history.

  • SCF demands withdrawal of AI statement on war crimes

    Sector Commanders Forum (SCF) today demanded that Amnesty International withdraw its October 27 statement regarding the trials of two condemned war criminals -- Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mojaheed and Salauddin Quader Chowdhury.

  • 2 war crimes accused held in Noakhali

    Police arrest two “Razakars” in Noakhali for their alleged involvement in crimes during the Liberation War in 1971.

  • Fear in Raozan minorities

    It is indeed disconcerting to see that the minorities living in Raozan area in Chittagong, once terrorised by Salahuddin Quader Choudhury, continue to still live in a state of fear of retribution.

  • Contempt rule against Janakantha editor, journo

    The apex court issues a contempt rule against the editor and a journalist of daily Janakantha over a report published on Salauddin Quader Chowdhury.

  • War crimes suspects held in Maheshkhali

    The fourth suspect held after a war crimes tribunal issued arrest warrant for 16.

  • Form body to secure fugitive war criminals’ arrest

    A tribunal in Dhaka orderes the government to form a committee in 15 days to monitor the arrest of the convicted and accused in war crimes cases.

  • ICC should prosecute Islamic State for Iraq genocide, war crimes: UN

    The United Nations human rights office said on Thursday that Islamic State fighters may have committed genocide against the minority Yazidi community in Iraq as well as crimes against humanity and war crimes against civilians including children.