Site Search


Posts
Former Bangladesh minister indicted for war crimes
A former Bangladeshi minister from the Jatiya party was indicted by a Dhaka tribunal on Sunday for crimes committed during the 1971 Bangladesh Liberation War with Pakistan. Syed Mohammad Qaisar, the former state minister for agriculture during the (More)
Bangladesh court sentences 14 to death in arms smuggling case
A court in Bangladesh sentenced 14 men to death on Thursday for their involvement in a 2004 arms smuggling operation. Among the individuals sentenced was Matiur Rahman Nizami , the leader of the opposition Jamaat-e-Islami [official website; GlobalS (More)
Bangladesh Islamist leader charged with crimes during 1971 war for independence
A leader in Bangladesh's main Islamist party was charged on Tuesday in connection with war crimes during the 1971 Bangladesh Liberation War with Pakistan. Abdus Subhan, who was arrested last September, was formally charged after Bangladesh's Intern (More)
Bangladesh executes Islamist leader for crimes during 1971 war for independence
The Bangladesh government on Thursday executed Abdul Quader Mullah , Assistant Secretary General of the opposition Islamist Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) [official website; Global Security backgrounder] party. Mollah was convicted by Bangladesh's Internati (More)
UN experts urge Bangladesh to halt execution
Two UN human rights experts on Monday urged the Bangladesh government to halt the execution of Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) [party website; GlobalSecurity backgrounder] Assistant Secretary General Abdul Quader Mollah, based on concerns that he did not rece (More)
Bangladesh Islamic leader indicted on 6 charges of crimes against humanity
The International Crimes Tribunal Bangladesh (ICTB) on Tuesday indicted Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) [party website; GlobalSecurity backgrounder] leader ATM Azharul Islam on six charges of crimes against humanity committed during the 1971 Liberation War. A (More)
Bangladesh former state minister charged with 18 war crimes
Syed Mohammad Qaisar, Bangladesh's former state minister for agriculture, was charged on Sunday with 18 war crimes for acts allegedly committed during the Bangladesh Liberation War in 1971. Charges were formally filed with the International Crimes (More)
Bangladesh tribunal sentences 2 men to death for crimes against humanity
The International Crimes Tribunal Bangladesh (ICTB) on Sunday sentenced two men to death for crimes during the Bangladesh Liberation War in 1971. The court found Chowdhury Mueen Uddin and Ashrafuzzaman Khan, both members of the Jamaat-e-Islami (JI (More)
Bangladesh Nationalist Party leader indicted for war crimes
The International Crimes Tribunal Bangladesh (ICTB) on Wednesday indicted Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) leader Zahid Hossain Khokon in absentia on war crimes charges stemming from the Bangladesh Liberation War in 1971. The charges include [D (More)
Bangladesh tribunal finds opposition leader guilty of crimes against humanity
The International Crimes Tribunal of Bangladesh (ICTB) on Wednesday found Abdul Alim, leader of the opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) in the nation's war for independence in 1971 , guilty of crimes against humanity and sentenced him to (More)