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    War Crimes Trial: Accused to become approver

    For the first time in the history of war crimes trial in Bangladesh, an accused has decided to give testimony as an approver in a case filed against 11 Mymensingh men.

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    Deadman made fugitive, again

    The International Crimes Tribunal-1 yesterday asked the Cox's Bazar police chief and the officer-in-charge of

  • International Crimes Tribunal

    War Crimes Trial: Cops fail again to report death of a fugitive

    Abdul Majid Master, of Maheshkhali upazila of Cox's Bazar, has been on the run since a war crimes tribunal issued an arrest warrant

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    Khulna war crimes accused dies in custody

    A war crimes accused from Khulna died today in police custody.

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    2 Kishoreganj Razakars get death

    Two Razakars from Kishoreganj are sentenced to death for committing crimes against humanity during the Liberation War in 1971. The condemned war criminals are -- Syed Mohammad Hussain alias Hossain, 64, and Muhammad Moslem Pradhan, 66. Moslem is in jail while Hussain is on the run.

  • Kashimpur in photos

    The photos are taken at Kashimpur Central Jail-2 premises where death row war criminal Mir Quasem Ali is being held, awaiting his execution.

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    War crimes trial to continue: PM

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina reaffirms her determination to continue the trial of war criminals and says she is ready to make any sacrifice for the sake of the country and the people.

  • Fakhrul concerned over Hummam

    BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir voices concern over detention of Hummam Chowdhury, son of executed war criminal Salauddin Quader Chowdhury.

  • War crimes: Quasem seeks deferral of review hearing

    Convicted war criminal Mir Quasem Ali files a petition with the Supreme Court seeking two-month deferment on his review hearing against the judgement that upheld his death penalty.

  • Death warrant issued for Mir Quasem

    The International Crimes Tribunal yesterday issued a death warrant for convicted war criminal Mir Quasem Ali hours after the Supreme Court released the full text of its verdict upholding his death penalty.

  • War trial: Death warrant for Quasem reaches Dhaka jail

    The death warrant for war criminal Mir Quasem Ali reaches Dhaka Central Jail around half an hour after the international crimes tribunal issued the warrant.

  • 3 brothers convicted

    The war crimes tribunal yesterday convicted three brothers from Habiganj of crimes against humanity and handed down death penalty to one of them and jail until death to the others.

  • AG gets death threat again

    “I received a letter this afternoon that said I would be killed in a month,” says Attorney General Mahbubey Alam. “The senders introduced themselves as leaders of Jamaat-e-Islami,” he adds.

  • 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.

  • AL asks US not interfere in internal issues

    The ruling Awami League calls upon the United States not to interfere in Bangladesh's internal affairs including the trial of war criminals.

  • India says it supports war crimes trial

    India has said it is supportive of the judicial process to ensure justice in the war crimes committed during the Bangladesh Liberation War.

  • BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir

    Fakhrul denies BNP’s ties with Israel

    BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir has vehemently criticised some ruling party ministers and lawmakers for allegations on BNP that it shook hands with Israel to topple the government.

  • Pakistan acts, Bangladesh counteracts

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • SC verdict on Nizami's review plea today

    All eyes are on the Supreme Court as it is set today to pass an order on the petition of war criminal Motiur Rahman Nizami,

  • Nizami to seek SC review

    Convicted war criminal Motiur Rahman Nizami would seek a review of the Supreme Court verdict that upheld his death penalty handed down by a special tribunal in October 2014.

  • Prosecutor withdrawn from cases

    The chief prosecutor's office has withdrawn a prosecutor “in the public interest” from all the cases he was dealing with at the International Crimes Tribunal.

  • Obaidul Haque Taher, Ataur Rahman Nani

    War crimes: Taher, Nani razakars get death penalty

    Special tribunal finds Obaidul Haque Taher and Ataur Rahman Nani of Netrakona guilty of four out of six charges of crimes against humanity pressed against them and hands death penalty for two charges.

  • Govt seeks SC review

    The government yesterday filed a review petition with the Supreme Court seeking death penalty for Jamaat-e-Islami leader Delawar Hossain Sayedee for the war crimes he committed during the Liberation War.

  • Govt to seek review by tomorrow

    The government will move a review petition before the Supreme Court by tomorrow, seeking death penalty for convicted war criminal Delwar Hossain Sayedee, Attorney General Mahbubey Alam said.

  • Victim families call for quick execution

    For more than 44 years, Abdur Rouf Montu has been waiting for justice.

  • The nightmare named Nizami

    On a summer morning of 1971, he invited the villagers of Bausgari in Santhia upazila of Pabna for a meeting.

  • Death stays for Death Designer

    He masterminded the formation of a ruthless militia that unleashed terror on peace-loving Bangalees, killed unarmed civilians, raped women and destroyed properties during the 1971 Liberation War. Towards the end of the nine-month war, the infamous militia -- Al-Badr Bahini -- committed “crimes of serious gravity intending to demean the human civilisation”. Sensing Pakistan's imminent defeat, the notorious force systematically rounded up, tortured and killed the nation's brightest luminaries to intellectually cripple the soon-to-be independent Bangladesh.

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