Law enforcers arrested a convicted war criminal in Kishoreganj yesterday, 15 months after a special tribunal handed death penalty to him and three others for committing war crimes during the Liberation War.
A war crimes tribunal frames charges against former BNP and Jamaat-e-Islami lawmaker Shakhawat Hossain and eight others over alleged wartime offenses.
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?
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.
Condemned war criminal Salauddin Quader Chowdhury’s wife challenges the constitutional provision that allowed trial of individuals for crimes against humanity during country’s Liberation War.
A tribunal in Dhaka fixes October 26 to decide whether it will frame charges against eight Jamalpur “Al-Badr” members for their alleged involvement in crimes committed during the Liberation War in 1971.
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.
Five charges are pressed against former BNP and Jamaat-e-Islami lawmaker Shakhawat Hossain and 11 others for their alleged role in war crimes.
Defence lawyers will meet death row convict Muhammad Kamaruzzaman at Dhaka Central Jail tomorrow morning to get necessary instructions from him about his review petition.