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  • Patuakhali Liberation war criminals

    Crimes Against Humanity in 1971: 5 Patuakhali men get death penalty

    The International Crimes Tribunal-1 yesterday found five Patuakhali men guilty of committing crimes against humanity during the Liberation War in 1971 and sentenced them to death.

  • 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 and Islamabad. But Bhutto played his devilish card by making the 400,000 Bangladeshis who lived in West Pakistan hostage.

  • Jamaat-e-Islami leader ATM Azharul Islam

    War trial: Appeal hearing of condemned trio Nov 21

    The Supreme Court defers the hearing on the appeals filed by three convicted war criminals to November 21, against death sentence awarded by a war trial tribunal.

  • 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.

  • Govt scraps plots allotted to war criminals

    The government cancels the plots allotted by Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha to war crimes accused.

  • 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.

  • OHCHR urges halting all executions

    The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) urged the Bangladesh government to halt all executions and institute a moratorium on the use of the death penalty.

  • Bangladesh Jatiya Oikyafront Leader Kamal Hossain

    Specific time period needed for concluding war crimes trials: Dr Kamal

    Eminent jurist Dr Kamal Hossain says the trials of war criminals should be completed within a specific time.

  • No mercy to Khaleda: PM

    BNP Chief Khaleda Zia committed the same crime as war criminals did in 1971 through her destructive politics in early 2015, and there will be no mercy for such offences, says Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

  • 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.

  • Nation observes Martyred Intellectuals Day

    The nation is observing the Martyred Intellectuals Day today paying tributes to the intellectuals killed systematically by the Pakistan occupation army and their local collaborators at the fag-end of the country's Liberation War in 1971.

  • 4 war crimes accused held

    Police arrest four war crimes accused from different districts for their alleged involvement in crimes committed in Mymensingh and Jamalpur during the 1971 Liberation War.

  • Arrest warrants issued for 8 Mymensingh ‘war criminals’

    A tribunal in Dhaka issued arrest warrants against eight war crimes suspects of Mymensingh for their alleged involvement in crimes against humanity committed during the country’s Liberation War in 1971.

  • ‘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.

  • Of war criminals and hypocrites

    The death penalty is inhuman and inhumane. What I don't understand, however, is how the UN can call for its abolition in Bangladesh while it [the death penalty]thrives around the world – from neighboring India to the land of the free (the US).

  • Confiscate properties of war criminals: Nirmul Committee

    Ekattorer Ghatak Dalal Nirmul Committee demands the government to confiscate properties of condemned war criminals and enact new law to compensate the victims of war crimes.

  • Opinion: Cutting the head to cure headache?

    It’s been a week since the government has blocked public access to several social media and Internet applications...

  • ‘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.

  • SCF condemns Pak statement on war criminals' executions

    Sector Commanders Forum -Muktijuddho '71 has condemned Pakistan’s interference in the internal affairs of Bangladesh.

  • Pakistan's statement on hanging of war criminals

    We are outraged by Pakistan foreign ministry's statement expressing 'deep concern and anguish' over the execution of two war criminals who...

  • Turkey also sad over executions

    After Pakistan, the Turkish government feels “sorrow” over the execution of two war criminals in Bangladesh and called for national reconciliation.

  • Govt protests Pak statement

    State Minister for Foreign Affairs Shahriar Alam protests Pakistan’s reaction over the execution of two top war criminals but says it would not affect the two countries’ bilateral relations.

  • Pakistan 'deeply' perturbed over executions in Bangladesh

    Pakistan voices “concern and anguish” over the execution of Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mojaheed and Salauddin Quader Chowdhury for their crimes committed during the Liberation War of Bangladesh in 1971.

  • SQ Chy, Mojaheed executions draw global attention

    The executions of Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mojaheed and Salauddin Quader Chowdhury, two top war criminals in Bangladesh, draw global attention and are covered in international news media with importance.

  • Gonojagoron Mancha to rally celebrating executions

    Activists of Gonojagoron Mancha will hold a rally this afternoon celebrating the execution of two war criminals Al Ahsan Mohammad Mojaheed and Salauddin Quader Chowdhury.

  • Mojaheed buried in Faridpur

    Executed war criminal Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mojaheed is buried at his village home in Faridpur town early today.

  • SQ Chy, Mojaheed hanged

    SQ Chowdhury and Mojaheed, who tried their best – carrying out genocide and assassinating intellectuals and professionals – to stop birth of Bangladesh 44 years ago, meet their end inside Dhaka jail.

  • Halt Mojaheed’s execution until Aug 21 attack trial ends: Family

    Family of death row war criminal Mojaheed urges president to halt his execution until Aug 21 grenade attack trial ends. Mojaheed is an accused in the case.

  • Opinion: AI statement shows political bias

    Amnesty International has caused fury and rage in the minds of Bangladeshis with its latest statement in support of two war criminals awaiting death – SQ Chowdhury and Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mojaheed.

  • Review plea hearing deferred till Nov 17

    The Supreme Court defers till Nov 17 the hearing on the petitions filed by condemned war criminals Mojaheed and Salauddin seeking review of its judgements that upheld death penalties for their crimes against humanity in 1971.