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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.

August 14, 2018
August 14, 2018

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.

November 25, 2017
November 25, 2017

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.

October 10, 2017
October 10, 2017

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.

September 3, 2016
September 3, 2016

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.

July 13, 2016
July 13, 2016

Govt scraps plots allotted to war criminals

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

May 11, 2016
May 11, 2016

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.

April 9, 2016
April 9, 2016

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.

March 24, 2016
March 24, 2016

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.

January 8, 2016
January 8, 2016

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.

December 17, 2015
December 17, 2015

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.