war crimes trial

May 14, 2016
May 14, 2016

India says it supports war crimes trial

India has said it is supportive of the judicial process to ensure justice in the war crimes committed during the Bangladesh Liberation War.

May 13, 2016
May 13, 2016

Fakhrul denies BNP’s ties with Israel

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir has vehemently criticised some ruling party ministers and lawmakers for allegations on BNP that it shook hands with Israel to topple the government.

May 13, 2016
May 13, 2016

Pakistan acts, Bangladesh counteracts

Diplomatic tensions between Bangladesh and Pakistan seem to be escalating, with each government summoning the other's

May 12, 2016
May 12, 2016

Turkish envoy leaves Dhaka amid reports of withdrawal

Turkish envoy to Bangladesh leaves Dhaka amid media reports that he has been withdrawn in response to the execution of top war criminal Motiur Rahman Nizami.

May 10, 2016
May 10, 2016

Verdict read out to Nizami

The Dhaka Central Jail authorities last night received a copy of the Supreme Court judgment that confirmed the death penalty of war

May 9, 2016
May 9, 2016

Security beefed up at Dhaka jail

Security in and around the Dhaka Central Jail, where death row war criminal Motiur Rahman Nizami has been kept, was strengthened this afternoon.

May 5, 2016
May 5, 2016

SC verdict on Nizami's review plea today

All eyes are on the Supreme Court as it is set today to pass an order on the petition of war criminal Motiur Rahman Nizami,

March 17, 2016
March 17, 2016

Nizami to seek SC review

Convicted war criminal Motiur Rahman Nizami would seek a review of the Supreme Court verdict that upheld his death penalty handed down by a special tribunal in October 2014.

February 9, 2016
February 9, 2016

Prosecutor withdrawn from cases

The chief prosecutor's office has withdrawn a prosecutor “in the public interest” from all the cases he was dealing with at the International Crimes Tribunal.

February 2, 2016
February 2, 2016

War crimes: Taher, Nani razakars get death penalty

Special tribunal finds Obaidul Haque Taher and Ataur Rahman Nani of Netrakona guilty of four out of six charges of crimes against humanity pressed against them and hands death penalty for two...