Jammu and Kashmir
Monday, May 20, 2013
Top Jammat leader held in Bangladesh for war crimes
A top leader of Bangladesh`s fundamentalist Jamaat-e-Islami was on Sunday arrested for war crimes he...
US backs peaceful protests, calls for fair trial in Bangladesh
A special Bangladeshi tribunal handed down death penalty to Muhammad Quamaruzzaman for collaborating...
Bangladesh 1971 war crimes: Jamaat stalwart sentenced to death
A special Bangladeshi tribunal handed down death penalty to fundamentalist Jamaat-e-Islami stalwart ...
1971 war crime trial: Fresh clashes erupt in Bangladesh, five dead
Five people were killed and 45 others, including two journalists and three policemen, injured in vio...
Zia`s comments on Army draws criticism in Bangladesh
Bangladesh`s main opposition leader Khaleda Zia has sought army intervention to end the political ch...
Students` indefinite fast on Tamils issue enters third day
The indefinite hunger strike by eight college students, demanding action against Sri Lanka for alleg...
Backed by 14 lakh Indians, Amnesty seeks Sri Lanka probe
Amnesty International Friday gave a petition to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh signed by 14 lakh Indi...
Govt under attack in LS over plight of ethnic Tamils
Government on Thursday came under attack in the Lok Sabha from its friends and foes over the plight ...
Bangla HC orders security for Hindus in violence-hit area
Bangladesh High Court ordered the government to take steps for the security of the minority Hindu co...
Bangladesh on the boil, 21 killed in fresh clashes
Bangladesh on Sunday deployed army in its north as a fresh wave of violence claimed 21 lives, taking...
Violence grips Bangladesh after war crimes verdict, 23 killed
Bangladesh was on the boil on Thursday as at least 23 people were killed in violence after a death s...
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" dur...
100,000 Bangladeshis seek death penalty for war crimes
More than 100,000 people have signed a letter seeking death penalty for Bangladeshi war criminals, a...
UNHRC urged to probe Sri Lanka `war crimes`
Human Rights Watch Wednesday urged the UN Human Rights Council to launch "an independent, internatio...
War crimes in Lanka: Human Rights Watch seeks UN intervention
The Human Rights Watch on Tuesday sought a UN authorised independent, international investigation in...
Violence grips Bangladesh, three killed in clashes
At least three persons were killed in clashes in Bangladesh as fundamentalist Jamaat-e-Islami enforc...
Bangladesh Parliament moves to ban Jamaat-e-Islami
The Bangladesh Parliament amended the war crimes law to allow the prosecution to try and punish any ...
Bangladesh witnesses violence over war crimes trial
Several people were injured today after violence gripped the Bangladeshi capital following fundament...
Bangladesh cabinet give nod to amends war crimes law
Bangladeshi cabinet Monday approved an amendment to a law that will allow the government to seek tou...
Nationwide protests in B`desh; death for war criminals demanded
Tens of thousands of Bangladeshi youngsters on Friday staged a nationwide protest demanding death pe...
Mass protests over war crimes continues in Bangladesh
Mass protests over a "lenient" sentence of a top Jamaat-e-Islami leader for 1971 war crime charges c...
Clashes in Bangladesh over war crimes verdict, 4 killed
Clashes between Jamaat-e-Islami activists and the police continued unabated as violence in Banglades...
Top JI leader jailed for life in Bangladesh; riots follow
A top leader of Bangladesh`s fundamentalist Jamaat-e-Islami was sentenced to life by a special trib...
Ahead of 1971 war crimes judgement, JI calls nationwide strike
Fundamentalist Jamaat-e-Islami on Monday called for a nation-wide strike in Bangladesh tomorrow when...
Syrian regime`s actions equal war crimes: Turkey
The world has been grappling with how to deal with the Syrian war ever since protests against Presid...
UN Security Council split on Syria war crimes
The UN Security Council is split over whether to refer reports of war crimes in Syria to the Interna...
Bashar al-Assad should be tried for war crimes: Egypt`s Mursi
Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi has backed calls by people in Syria for President Bashar al-Assad t...
B`desh asks Turkey not to meddle in 1971 war crime trial
A visit by a 14-member Turkish political delegation to Dhaka to witness the trial process has worse...
UN court convicts Bosnian Serb of genocide
Tolimir stood, crossed himself three times and removed his glasses but showed no emotion as Fluegge...
UN tribunal acquits former Kosovo PM of war crimes
Haradinaj and his two KLA comrades were indicted in 2005 and were alleged to have been involved in m...
Croatian Generals acquitted of war crimes
A war crimes court here on Friday acquitted two Croatian generals of atrocity charges against Serbs ...
`Britain favoured execution over Nuremberg trials for Nazis`
Winston Churchill made the proposal at a conference in 1945, but was overruled by Franklin D Rooseve...
Nepal dismisses UN report on war crimes
Nepal dismissed a UN report that slammed the govt for failing to bring perpetrators of human rights ...
British soldiers to be questioned over Iraq war crimes
British lawyers acting for Iraq claim the abuse took place between 2003 and 2008, when many civilian...
Hearing of 9/11 suspects postponed due to Ramadan
The hearing of five accused in September 9/11 attacks has been postponed for two weeks to allow them...
Ratko Mladic`s trial halted because of his health
Ratko Mladic was still undergoing medical tests after being rushed to hospital a day earlier.
UN court acquits Karadzic of 1 genocide count
The Yugoslav war crimes tribunal acquitted former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic of one of the...
4 Bosnian Serbs sentenced for Srebrenica killings
About 800 captured Muslim Bosniaks were shot and killed at Branjevo military farm, near Srebrenica.
Europe wants war crimes probe of Houla massacre
The 47-member rights council is holding an emergency meeting in Geneva to discuss the massacre in Ho...
Wanted Nazi war crimes convict dies in Germany
Klaas Carel Faber was convicted in 1947 of involvement in 22 murders and for aiding the Netherlands`...
SL cautions US against imposing external solution
Sri Lanka has cautioned the US against imposing any foreign solution to the issues concerning its pe...
I have only defended my people, Mladic says at trial
If convicted, Bosnian Serb ex-army chief Gen Ratko Mladic faces a maximum sentence of life imprisonm...
First woman convicted of war crimes in Bosnia
The verdict is the first of its kind by the Bosnian war crimes court which has only indicted three w...
B`deshi tribunal indicts 1971 war crimes suspect
Chowdhury is also widely accused of running a "torture cell" at his house in the port city during t...
UN enlists Syria war crimes suspects; Russia China oppose
Opposition from Russia and China means the accused are unlikely to appear at the international war c...
UNHRC: DMK hopes PM will not go back on his promise
DMK, a key UPA ally, on Thursday hoped India would back a resolution against Sri Lanka at the UNHRC ...
UN vote on Lanka: ‘India’s new stand a body blow’
Sri Lankan media Tuesday said the country has been delivered a body blow by India which has said it ...
‘LTTE fabricated videos to gain propaganda advantage`
The government has accused the Channel 4 of running a smear campaign against Sri Lanka.
‘Govt will study draft of resolution against SL’
External Affairs Minister S M Krishna has said the government will study the draft of the resoluti...
UN vote on Sri Lanka: Tough choice for India
New Delhi is treading cautiously on the issue after its efforts to get the UN vote on Sri Lanka off ...
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