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Bangladesh war crimes tribunal sentences 5 to death for 1971 crimes
The International Crimes Tribunal of Bangladesh (ICTB) on Monday sentenced  five people to death for crimes against humanity during the country's 1971 war of independence  from Pakistan. After lengthy testimony, the three-judge panel unanimously (More)
Bangladesh court sentences four to death for crimes against humanity during 1971 war
The International Crimes Tribunal of Bangladesh (ICTB) sentenced  four people to death on Tuesday for crimes against humanity during the country's 1971 war of independence  from Pakistan. The convicts, all over the age of 65 at the time the judgm (More)
Bangladesh court sentences 10 to death over 2001 bomb plot
A Dhaka court on Sunday sentenced 10 individuals to death for plotting to bomb a rally held by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in 2000. According to prosecutors, members of the Harkatul Jihad-al-Islami group planted two bombs at the rally's college ca (More)
Bangladesh top court upholds war crimes conviction
The Supreme Court of Bangladesh on Monday upheld the conviction of Delwar Hossain Sayeedi, an Islamist preacher sentenced to life in prison for his involvement in the 1971 liberation war in the country. Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha delivere (More)
UN to Bangladesh: end enforced disappearances
The UN Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances urged Bangladesh on Friday to end enforced disappearances. The Working Group says that the number of enforced disappearances in Bangladesh has risen from a few cases to around 40 in th (More)
Bangladesh court sentences 26 to death for murder
A Bangladesh court in Dhaka sentenced 26 people to death by hanging on Monday after convicting them of murdering seven. Three of those sentenced to death were senior officers of the country's Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) force. Judge Syed Enayet H (More)
Bangladesh war crimes tribunal sentences fugitive to death
The International Crimes Tribunal Bangladesh (ICTB) on Monday sentenced fugitive Idris Ali Sardar to death for war crimes during the 1971 Bangladesh Liberation War. The ICTB held the trial in absentia, listing Sardar as "absconded" in the court do (More)
Bangladesh authorities execute Islamist party leader for war crimes
Bangladesh executed a member of the Jamaat-e-Islami party on Saturday for war crimes committed during Bangladesh's 1971 war of independence. Mir Quasem Ali was accused of murder, confinement, torture, and inciting religious hatred. In all, five lead (More)
Bangladesh Supreme Court denies Islamist leader's final appeal, upholds death sentence
The Supreme Court of Bangladesh on Tuesday denied the final appeal of Mir Quasem Ali, an opposition leader of the Jamaat-e-Islami party, and upheld his death sentence. Ali was sentenced to death in 2014 by the International Crimes Tribunal, Banglad (More)
Bangladesh war crimes tribunal sentences former MP to death
The International Crimes Tribunal Bangladesh (ICTB) on Wednesday sentenced a former member of parliament to death and seven others to life in prison for crimes committed during the 1971 war for independence. Sakhawat Hossain, a former lawmaker and (More)
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