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Motiur Rahman Nizami

Turkey's Erdogan blasts Europe's silence on Bangladesh leader's execution

Nizami, leader of the Jamaat-e-Islami party, was hanged at a Dhaka jail late Tuesday for the massacre of intellectuals during the 1971 independence war. 

May 15, 2016, 19:17 PM IST

We support retributive justice for war crimes in Bangladesh: India on Nizami's hanging

Reacting to execution of top Islamist leader Motiur Rahman Nizami, India today said it was supportive of the judicial process to ensure justice in war crimes committed during the movement for the independence of Bangladesh in 1971.

May 12, 2016, 22:24 PM IST

Turkey recalls envoy to Bangladesh over Motiur Rahman Nizami's execution

Turkish President Recep Erdogan said on a live TV broadcast that Turkey is "deeply saddened" by the execution.

May 12, 2016, 19:36 PM IST

Clashes in Bangladesh after Jamaat-e-Islami chief's execution

Clashes broke out between activists of Jamaat-e-Islami and police in several Bangladeshi cities on Wednesday after the execution of the top Islamist leader Motiur Rahman Nizami for war crimes committed during the 1971 Liberation War against Pakistan.

May 11, 2016, 22:04 PM IST

B'desh hangs Jamaat-e-Islami chief for 1971 war crime

Dhaka's district magistrate, the inspector general of prisons and senior police officials witnessed the hanging inside the high security prison compound.

May 11, 2016, 01:02 AM IST

Bangladesh executes top Islamist leader for war crimes: Minister

Bangladesh executed the leader of the country`s largest Islamist party Tuesday for war crimes, just days after he lost a final appeal to overturn the death sentence, a government minister said.

May 11, 2016, 00:20 AM IST

Bangladesh summons Pak envoy, slams reaction to war crimes trial

Bangladesh on Monday summoned the Pakistani high commissioner here to lodge a protest over Islamabad's reaction to a Supreme Court judgment that confirmed the death penalty for Jamaat-e-Islami chief and 1971 war crimes convict Motiur Rahman Nizami.

May 09, 2016, 19:01 PM IST

Strike against Jammat chief's death sentence hits Bangladesh

A two-day nationwide shutdown called by the Jamaat-e-Islami began on Sunday in Bangladesh against a Supreme Court verdict upholding the death penalty for its chief for the 1971 war crimes.

May 08, 2016, 17:34 PM IST

Bangladesh clears execution of top Islamist leader Motiur Rahman Nizami

Bangladesh's Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the death sentence of top Islamist party leader Motiur Rahman Nizami for war crimes, paving the way for his execution within days.

May 05, 2016, 12:21 PM IST

Bangla SC to pronounce fate of Jamaat-e-Islami chief on May 5

Bangladesh Supreme Court will pronounce the final verdict on May 5 on the death sentence it handed down to chief of fundamentalist Jamaat-e-Islami, Motiur Rahman Nizami, deciding his fate over crimes against humanity during the 1971 Liberation War.

May 03, 2016, 14:54 PM IST

Bangladesh beefs up security as Jamaat-e-Islami calls nationwide shutdown

Authorities intensified security measures on Thursday with Bangladesh's largest Islamist group Jamaat-e-Islami observing a nationwide shutdown to protest an apex court verdict that upheld death penalty for its chief.

Jan 07, 2016, 16:32 PM IST

Bangladesh upholds death sentence for top Islamist leader

Bangladesh`s highest court on Wednesday upheld the death sentence against the leader of the country`s largest Islamist party for crimes during its 1971 independence struggle.

Jan 06, 2016, 09:28 AM IST

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.

Oct 29, 2014, 13:12 PM IST

Bangladesh Islamist party chief war crimes verdict postponed

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.

Jun 24, 2014, 10:10 AM IST