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Bangladesh Islamist party chief war crimes verdict postponed

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 10:10

A Bangladeshi war crimes tribunal deferred its verdict on an Islamist party chief already sentenced to death in a separate case on Tuesday because he is sick, lawyers said.

Bangladesh PM Hasina says no further action against Jamaat-e-Islami

Last Updated: Saturday, May 31, 2014, 21:34

Bangladesh`s Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday said legal obstacles barred her government from pursuing further charges against the fundamentalist Jamaat-e-Islami for crimes during the 1971 war as she backed her law minister, under fire for going soft on the Islamists.

Former Bangladesh minister indicted for 1971 war crimes

Last Updated: Sunday, February 02, 2014, 14:19

A Dhaka tribunal Sunday indicted former agriculture minister Syed Mohammad Qaisar on 16 charges, including genocide, torture, murder and rape during the Bangladesh War Liberation in 1971.

Another Jamaat leader to face charges for 1971 war crimes

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 18, 2013, 19:34

The three-man tribunal was today scheduled to decide whether it will frame charges against Subhan, an alleged leader of a Peace Committee in 1971.

Protesters in B`desh express anger over resolutions on Mollah

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 18, 2013, 19:32

Hundreds of demonstrates shouting slogans today gathered outside the Pakistan High Commission here demanding the expulsion of its envoy after resolutions were adopted by Pakistan expressing concern over the execution of Jamaat leader Abdul Quader Mollah for 1971 war crimes.

Bangladesh war crimes trial an internal matter: India

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 21:28

India on Wednesday termed as "internal matter" the decision by the Bangladesh Supreme Court to give death sentence to fundamentalist Jamaat-e-Islami leader Abdul Quader Mollah for 1971 war crimes.

Jamaat enforces strike in Bangladesh, 1 killed

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 14:29

One person was killed and several others injured on Wednesday in sporadic incidents of violence across Bangladesh, as fundamentalist Jamaat-e-Islami enforced a 48-hour strike to protest the Supreme Court verdict awarding death penalty to one of its stalwarts for 1971 war crimes.

Bangladesh`s Islamist party Jamaat-e-Islami declared illegal

Last Updated: Thursday, August 01, 2013, 08:49

In a landmark ruling, Bangladesh`s biggest right-wing party Jamaat-e-Islami was declared illegal by the High Court which banned it from contesting future polls.

Another Jamaat leader in Bangladesh charged with 1971 war crimes

Last Updated: Thursday, July 18, 2013, 17:47

Bangladesh slapped 6 war crime charges, against fundamentalist Jamaat-e-Islami man, day after party`s second-highest ranked man was sentenced to death for atrocities during 1971 war of independence.

Bangladesh Islamist leader sentenced to death for 1971 war crimes

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 17, 2013, 13:02

A Bangladesh war crimes tribunal convicted and sentenced a top Islamic party leader to death on Wednesday as his supporters clashed with security forces in different parts of the country.

Bangladeshi tribunal wraps up trial of key 1971 war crimes accused

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 05, 2013, 16:36

A special Bangladeshi tribunal on Wednesday wrapped up the high-profile trial of top fundamentalist Jamaat-e-Islami leader and former minister Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mojaheed, a key accused in the 1971 war crimes case.

1971 war crime trial: Fresh clashes erupt in Bangladesh, five dead

Last Updated: Friday, March 29, 2013, 23:53

Five people were killed and 45 others, including two journalists and three policemen, injured in violent clashes between Bangladesh police and activists of fundamentalist Jamaat-e-Islami.