war crime

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...

May 4, 2016
May 4, 2016

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

May 4, 2016
May 4, 2016

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

March 24, 2016
March 24, 2016

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.

March 16, 2016
March 16, 2016

Death warrant for Nizami

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

February 25, 2016
February 25, 2016

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.

February 8, 2016
February 8, 2016

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...

December 8, 2015
December 8, 2015

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?

November 24, 2015
November 24, 2015

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.

October 31, 2015
October 31, 2015

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...

October 5, 2015
October 5, 2015

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.