Jamaat-e-Islami Bangladesh | The Daily Star
  • Bangladesh Election Commission Secretary Helal Uddin talks on 25 Jamaat-e-Islami candidacy

    25 Jamaat men stay in the race

    The Election Commission yesterday said there is no scope now for scrapping the candidacy of 25 Jamaat-e-Islami leaders who are contesting the parliamentary election despite cancellation of the party's registration.

  • Another step towards justice

    One of Bangladesh's many tragedies was the near reversal, within three and a half years of our birth as a country, of the gains of our Liberation War and the coming to power, later, of people who not only opposed the birth of Bangladesh but actively participated in the genocide and crimes against humanity that was the hallmark of the Pakistani forces and their Bengali collaborators.

  • Mojaheed, SQ Chy to hang

    Supreme Court maintains its previous ruling upholding death penalties for BNP leader Salauddin Quader Chowdhury and Jamaat-e-Islami's Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mojaheed for crimes against humanity during the country's 1971 War of Independence.

  • War crimes: SQ Chy, Mojaheed’s full verdict released

    Condemned war criminals Salauddin Quader Chowdhury and Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mojaheed can seek review of SC verdict in 15 days.

  • ‘He didn’t seek mercy’

    Death row war criminal Kamaruzzaman opted not to seek presidential clemency when jail officials inquired him of his decision yesterday, State Minister for Home Asaduzzaman Khan says.

  • 'Kamaruzzaman must decide on mercy today'

    State Minister for Home Asaduzzaman Khan says death row war criminal Kamaruzzaman must decide by today on whether to seek presidential mercy.

  • Kamaruzzaman gets time to decide on seeking mercy

    Death-row war criminal Kamaruzzaman gets time to talk to his lawyers to consult whether to seek presidential clemency after the copy of SC ruling rejecting his appeal to review his sentence reached Dhaka jail, where he has been kept.

  • Kamaruzzaman meets family, yet to seek mercy

    Death row convict for war crimes in 1971 and Jamaat-e-Islami leader Muhammad Kamaruzzaman has met his family at Dhaka Central Jail.

  • Jamaat calls 48hr hartal from tomorrow

    Jamaat calls 48-hr nationwide hartal from 6:00am tomorrow to protest SC rejection of Kamaruzzaman’ plea seeking review of his death penalty.

  • Five years, 17 verdicts

    The trial of war criminals passes yet another year with two special war crimes courts having delivered eight verdicts so far