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  • ICC satisfied with Bangladesh’s war crimes trial

    International Criminal Court President Justice Silvia Alejandra Fernández de Gurmendi expresses her satisfaction over the proceedings of war crimes trials in Bangladesh.

  • International Crimes Tribunal

    9 charged with war crimes

    Prosecution presses eight charges against nine men from Mymensingh and Jamalpur in a case filed against them for allegedly committing crimes during the Liberation War in 1971.

  • War crimes: 4 Moulvibazar men indicted

    The International Crimes Tribunal-1 frames two charges against four Moulvibazar men for allegedly committing crimes during the Liberation War in 1971.

  • War crimes accused dies at Dhaka jail

    A war crimes accused die of old age ailments at Dhaka Central Jail in Keraniganj.

  • [WATCH] Quasem, the notorious Al-Badr leader

    Mir Quasem Ali, who led ruthless militia Al-Badr in Chittagong to commit crimes against humanity in 1971, is hanged at Kashimpur Central Jail.

  • 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.

  • Mir Quasem review petition hearing July 25

    The Supreme Court yesterday fixed July 25 for the hearing of a petition filed by war criminal Mir Quasem Ali seeking review of its judgement that had upheld his death penalty.

  • War trial: SC to hear Mir Quasem’s review plea July 25

    The Supreme Court fixes July 25 for hearing the petition filed by war criminal Mir Quasem Ali seeking review of his judgement that had upheld his death penalty.

  • Noakhali, war crimes trial, war trial, Bangladesh, ICT, International Crimes Tribunal, 1971 Liberation War

    War criminal Shamsuddin appeals against death penalty

    Convicted war criminal Shamsuddin Ahmed files an appeal with the Supreme Court challenging the death penalty handed to him for war crimes committed during 1971.

  • Motiur Rahman Nizami

    Pak amnesia intentional

    Pakistan has come up with an outrageous claim that what Jamaat-e-Islami chief Motiur Rahman Nizami did in 1971 was to uphold the constitution of Pakistan.

  • Turkey envoy asked to report home

    Turkey yesterday asked its ambassador to Bangladesh to report home for consultations in the aftermath of the execution of Jamaat chief Motiur Rahman Nizami, the Turkish state-run Anatolia news agency said.

  • Jamaat against legal process

    Motiur Rahman Nizami enjoyed every opportunity to defend himself against the charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity.

  • Pakistan again sides with war criminals

    Pakistan national parliament has once again sided with war criminals by passing a resolution to express serious concerns over the execution of Jamaat-e-Islami chief Motiur Rahman Nizami. This has caused a huge outcry in Bangladesh and risks further straining of the relations between the two countries. Ministers and war crimes trial campaigners have termed the resolution a brazen attempt to meddle in internal affairs of the country.

  • Pakistan parliament condemns Nizami hanging

    Pakistan’s parliament passes a unanimous resolution expressing “concern” and condemns the hanging of war criminal Motiur Rahman Nizami. Sidewise, the country’s foreign ministry issues a statement voicing sadness over the execution. It also terms the execution “unfortunate.”

  • END of NIZAMI

    He had opposed the very notion of Bangladesh.From writing anti-liberation pieces in newspapers to instigating his fearsome gang called Al-Badr Bahini to kill unarmed civilians to directly participating in massacre...

  • His 'peace' initiative was massacre plot

    The villagers of Bausgari in Pabna's Santhia upazila were clueless about the grave dangers ahead.

  • Lethal, last bite of losers

    It was the final act of brutality against a nation yearning to be free. The ruthless militia systematically rounded up one by one and tortured and brutally killed the nation's brightest minds. What it wanted was to execute the evil plot of Pakistan occupation forces to wipe out the Bangalee intelligentsia towards the end of the Liberation War in 1971.

  • Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal

    Govt ready to execute Nizami: Home minister

    Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan says the government is fully prepared to execute the death sentence of convicted war criminal Motiur Rahman Nizami.

  • NO to war criminal NIZAMI'S plea

    The legal battle in the war crimes case against Motiur Rahman Nizami has finally drawn to a close after 69 long months. The man, who led the ruthless militia Al-Badr in the massacre of Bangalees including intellectuals and professionals during the 1971 Liberation War, has now only one option left -- seeking presidential clemency by confessing to the crimes he committed during the nine-month war.

  • 4 Netrokona war crimes suspects arrested

    Police today arrests four war crimes accused of Netrokona, hours after the International Crimes International-1 issued arrest warrant against them for their alleged involvement in war crimes during the Liberation War in 1971.

  • Nizami’s review plea hearing likely tomorrow

    The Supreme Court is likely to hold hearing on the review plea filed by convicted war criminal Motiur Rahman Nizami Sunday.

  • SC fixes Apr 3 for hearing date on Nizami’s review

    A chamber judge of the Supreme Court fixes April 3 for hearing a government application filed for setting a date on the hearing of condemned war criminal Motiur Rahman Nizami’s review petition.

  • ICT gives May 3 to press charges on 2 ‘war criminals’

    The International Crimes Tribunal-1 tells prosecution to press charges against two alleged war criminals of Habiganj and Kishoreganj by May 3.

  • 2 Jamaat men held in Dhaka

    Two activists of Jamaat-e-Islami are detained when they tried to vandalise vehicles from a rally in Mouchak area of Dhaka.

  • Arrest 2 Netrokona ‘Razakars’: ICT

    International Crimes Tribunal-1 issues arrest warrant against two accused from Netrokona over crimes committed against humanity during 1971 Liberation War.

  • Gonojagoron Mancha to besiege Pakistan High Commission Jan 20

    Leaders and activists of Gonojagoron Mancha will lay siege to the Pakistan High Commission in Dhaka on January 20, protesting Pakistan’s denial of 1971 genocide.

  • War crimes: Ex-MP, 8 others indicted

    A war crimes tribunal frames charges against former BNP and Jamaat-e-Islami lawmaker Shakhawat Hossain and eight others over alleged wartime offenses.

  • Of Pakistan's denials of war crimes and the world's silence

    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?

  • Ghosts of war crimes past

    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.

  • Stay out of our affairs

    Precisely what will be achieved by making derogatory remarks on the judicial process, that has allowed for Bangladesh to bring to a close the demand of a nation and its people who have sought for the better part of four decades redress for crimes committed against an unarmed people, is still unclear.

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