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  • Jamaat-e-Islami leader ATM Azharul Islam

    SC verdict on ATM Azharul’s plea against death penalty tomorrow

    The Supreme Court will deliver its verdict tomorrow on the appeal filed by Jamaat-e-Islami leader ATM Azharul Islam against the death penalty handed to him by a war crimes tribunal.

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    War Crimes in Netrakona: 'Pack of wolves' gets death

    The International Crimes Tribunal-1 yesterday sentenced five Netrakona men, including a local Awami League leader, to death for their alleged involvement in crimes against humanity during the Liberation War in 1971.

  • Govt to try Jamaat for war crimes

    Law Minister Anisul Huq yesterday said the government would take an initiative to amend the relevant law again to try and punish Jamaat-e-Islami as an organisation for committing war crimes during the Liberation War.

  • 1971 War Crimes: BNP leader arrested in Habiganj

    Law enforcers arrested a BNP leader in Habiganj town yesterday, hours after the International Crimes Tribunal-1 issued an arrest warrant against him in a war crimes case.

  • Crimes during Liberation War in 1971

    Verdict on 4 Noakhali ‘Razakars’ tomorrow

    The International Crimes Tribunal-1 will deliver the verdict tomorrow in a case filed against four men from Noakhali for their alleged involvement in crimes committed during the 1971 Liberation War.

  • War crimes evidence found against 11 Khulna men

    The investigation agency of the International Crimes Tribunal today claimed they found evidence against 11 Khulna men involved in war crimes of 1971.

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    7 war crimes suspects sued in Jessore

    A case has been filed against seven people of Bagharpara upazila for their alleged involvement in war crimes during the liberation war in 1971.

  • International Crimes Tribunal

    Ex-Jamaat MP, 5 other Gaibandha war criminals get death

    A special tribunal in Dhaka hands death penalty to six people from Gaibandha, including a former Jamaat-e-Islami lawmaker, for committing crimes against humanity during the Liberation War in 1971.

  • Martyred freedom fighter’s widow sues Meherpur ‘Razakar’

    Widow of a martyred freedom fighter in Meherpur files a case against a “local Razakar” for his alleged involvement in abduction and killing of her husband during the Liberation War in 1971.

  • War crimes: Probe finds Tangail man link with RP Shaha’s abduction

    War crimes probe find a Tangail man involved in the abduction and killing of philanthropist Ranada Prasad Shaha, known as RP Shaha, and his son Bhabani Prasad Shaha during 1971.

  • Justice Md Shahinur Islam

    New ICT chief seeks cooperation from prosecution, defense

    Chairman of the reconstituted International Crimes Tribunal (ICT)-1 Justice Md Shahinur Islam seeks cooperation from both prosecution and defense counsels to conduct cases smoothly.

  • Bangladesh High Court

    War crimes appeals stuck for 17 months

    The Supreme Court did not hear any of 20 war crimes-related appeals filed with its Appellate Division after disposing of the appeal of

  • War crimes evidence found against 16 Narail, Sherpur men

    Investigators find evidence against 16 men from Narail and Sherpur over their alleged involvement in crimes committed during the Liberation War in 1971.

  • [WATCH] Quasem, the notorious Al-Badr leader

    Mir Quasem Ali, who led ruthless militia Al-Badr in Chittagong to commit crimes against humanity in 1971, is hanged at Kashimpur Central Jail.

  • War crimes: Death for Habiganj man, jail for his 2 brothers

    A special tribunal has found three brothers from Habiganj guilty of all the four charges brought against them and handed one death for war crimes. Two of his brothers have been given jail till death.

  • International Crimes Tribunal

    ICT reading out summary verdict on 3 Habiganj ‘war criminals’

    A tribunal in Dhaka starts reading out the summary verdict in a case filed against three war criminal suspects from Habiganj on charges of crimes against humanity committed during the 1971 Liberation War.

  • War crimes charges pressed against 4 Moulvibazar men

    The prosecution presses two charges against four Moulvibazar men for their alleged involvement in crimes committed during the Liberation War in 1971.

  • Arrest orders for 5 Gaibandha war crimes suspects

    A tribunal in Dhaka issues arrest warrant against five Gaibandha men for their alleged involvement with crimes during the 1971 Liberation War.

  • 5 Moulvibazar men charged with war crimes

    The prosecution presses five specific charges against five persons of Moulvibazar for crimes allegedly committed by them during the Liberation War in 1971.

  • International Crimes Tribunal

    War crimes: Arrest warrants issued for 2 men

    A war crimes tribunal issues arrest warrants against two men, including a former leader of Habiganj chapter Awami League, over crimes committed during the Liberation War in 1971.

  • Cops link major killings to hanging of war criminals

    Police say they see a link between some major murders with the execution of some convicted war criminals. Blames have been put on a group "who were of anti-liberation spirit and are against the war trials."

  • Motiur Rahman Nizami

    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.

  • Motiur Rahman Nizami

    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.

  • International Crimes Tribunal-1

    War crimes: Verdict on 3 Habiganj men any day

    A tribunal in Dhaka will deliver its verdict any day in the case against three Habiganj men who are facing four charges of crimes against humanity they allegedly committed during the 1971 Liberation War.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • War criminal Motiur Rahman Nizami

    [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

    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.

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