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  • 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.

  • ‘Execution after disposal of review, if Nizami files’

    Jamaat-e-Islami leader Motiur Rahman Nizami’s execution will be carried out after the disposal of review, if he files it, says Attorney General Mahbubey Alam.

  • Nizami will decide on review: Lawyer

    After the Supreme Court upheld death for Jamaat-e-Islami leader Motiur Rahman Nizami, his lawyer says they will go for a review.

  • Charges against Nizami

    The charges brought against condemned war criminal and Jamaat-e-Islami leader Motiur Rahman Nizami for crimes committed against humanity in 1971:

  • Jamaat calls hartal as SC upholds Nizami’s death

    Supreme Court upholds death penalty awarded to Jamaat-e-Islami amir Motiur Rahman Nizami for crimes committed against humanity in 1971. Protesting the ruling, Jamaat calls a countrywide daylong hartal for Thursday.

  • Bangladesh to have no cohort of defeated forces: PM

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says there will be no existence of the cohorts of the defeated forces in Bangladesh.

  • 195 Pak army men to be tried for war crimes: Minister

    The government will take initiatives to bring the 195 Pakistani army personnel from the country and try them for war crimes in Bangladesh, says Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal.

  • ‘Bangladesh reviewing ties with Pakistan’

    Govt is assessing Bangladesh-Pakistan ties, considering measures need to be taken over Pak reaction after execution of 2 war criminals, says foreign minister.

  • DU VC for cutting ties with Pakistan

    Dhaka University Vice Chancellor Prof AAMS Arefin Siddique urges the government to sever all diplomatic ties with Pakistan for interfering in Bangladesh’s domestic affairs like war crimes trial.

  • ‘Pakistan will summon Bangladesh envoy’

    Pakistan has decided to summon Bangladesh’s envoy to lodge a protest and convey Islamabad’s concerns over the recent executions of two war criminals – Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mojaheed and Salauddin Quader Chowdhury.