A special Bangladeshi tribunal today issued death warrants against a top leader of fundamentalist Jamaat-e-Islami party convicted of crimes against humanity during the country's independence war against Pakistan in 1971, clearing the way for his execution.
Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today slammed Pakistan as anger mounted over a Pak parliamentary resolution condemning execution of Jamaat-e- Islami leader Abdul Quader Mollah for crimes against humanity in 1971.
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.
The death toll in violence across Bangladesh triggered by the execution of a top Jamaat-e-Islami leader on Sunday rose to 21, prompting Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to issue a stern warning saying, "We know how to control you."
The death toll in violence across Bangladesh triggered by the execution of a top Jamaat-e-Islami leader on Saturday rose to 10, even as Islamists set afire the house of a federal minister in the country`s northwest.
Execution of a top leader of the fundamentalist Jamaat-e-Islami for war crimes in Bangladesh could lead to reprisal attacks on minority communities, especially Hindus, a leading human rights watchdog has warned.
At least five persons were killed and nearly 150 vehicles torched on Friday in a fresh bout of violence in Bangladesh during clashes between angry Jamaat activists and Awami League supporters as executed Islamist leader Abdul Quader Mollah was buried at his hometown.
Hundreds of youths gathered in Dhaka`s Shahbagh area to celebrate after the Supreme Court Thursday dismissed the review petition filed by Jamaat-e-Islami leader Abdul Quader Mollah, clearing the way for his execution.
A top Jamaat-e-Islami leader convicted of genocide during Bangladesh`s liberation war of 1971 is set be executed with the Supreme Court on Thursday upholding his death sentence, two days after his hanging was dramatically put on hold in a last-minute reprieve.
A Bangladeshi court on Wednesday granted a last minute reprieve to senior Jamaat-e-Islami leader Abdul Quader Mollah, staying his execution shortly before he was to be hanged for genocide during the country`s 1971 liberation war.
A Bangladeshi court tonight granted a last minute reprieve to senior Jamaat-e-Islami leader Abdul Quader Mollah, staying his execution shortly before he was to be hanged for genocide during the country`s 1971 liberation war.
A senior leader of the fundamentalist Jamaat-e-Islami, sentenced to death by a tribunal for genocide during the 1971 liberation war, today decided to challenge the verdict in Bangladesh`s Supreme Court.