Bangladesh war crimes panel hands down death sentence in absentia

 A Bangladesh war crimes tribunal convicted a opposition leader in absentia on Thursday in connection with atrocities committed during the 1971 war of independence from Pakistan and sentenced him to death.

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami chief found guilty of rape, genocide; to be hanged to death
Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami chief found guilty of rape, genocide; to be hanged to death

In what a special Bangladeshi war crimes tribunal called a 'historic' verdict, the head of Jamaat-e-Islmai, Motiur Rahman Nizami, was handed death sentence for 1971 war crimes, sparking fears of fresh violence.

Ex-Bangladeshi minister jailed for 1971 war crimes dies

A former Bangladeshi minister, who was sentenced for life in prison for war crimes committed during the 1971 independence struggle, died here today after a prolonged struggle with cancer.

Bangladesh war crimes: BNP MP Salahuddin Quader Chowdhury sentenced to death

Bangladesh war crimes tribunal on Tuesday sentenced an opposition lawmaker to death for his role in 1971 war crimes.

Bangladesh war crimes tribunal serves notice to TV channel

Bangladesh`s high-powered war crimes tribunal has served a show cause notice to a private TV channel and several persons, demanding an explanation for their "scandalous statements" about its trial process.

Bangladesh war crimes: Jamaat leader gets death sentence; 35 killed in protests

A top leader of Jamaat-e-Islami was on Thursday sentenced to death for "crimes against humanity" during the 1971 liberation war against Pakistan.

B`desh war crimes tribunal refuses `recusal` of its chairman

The Bangladesh war crimes tribunal has left it to its chairman the choice to continue or leave.