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Jamaat leader Subhan held

Friday, September 21, 2012 Our Correspondent, Pabna Members of an army intelligence agency yesterday arrested Jamaat-e-Islami Nayeb-e-Ameer Maulana Abdus Subhan at Bangabandhu Bridge toll plaza in Tangail yesterday in connection with a case of violence. A war crimes suspect, Subhan was sent to Pabna jail after he was produced before the executive magistrate’s court here…

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Kamaruzzaman was a known Al-Badr leader – Testifies war crimes witness

Thursday, September 20, 2012 A freedom fighter yesterday told the International Crimes Tribunal-2 it is hundred percent true that Jamaat-e-Islami leader Muhammad Kamaruzzaman was an Al-Badr leader during the Liberation War. Refuting a defence claim that Kamaruzzaman was “neither an Al-Badr nor an anti-liberation activist”, Ziaul Islam, eighth prosecution witness in a case against the…

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Daily Star’s attack on Al Jazeera

Monday, February 20, 2012 A respected Bangladeshi academic recently said to me that these days in Bangladesh it was not enough to simply voice ones support for the international crimes tribunal. In order to gain the approval of the more ardent ICT campaigners and government supporters, one must use the exact words, language and tone…

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Witnesses being threatened Says law minister Shafique

The witnesses were being told that they might face trouble if the government changed, he said. “It should be understood that this is a reason why the prosecution is not being able to produce a number of witnesses [in court]”.

The minister said this while addressing a dialogue on ‘Trial of Crimes Against Humanity: Ensuring Transparency,…

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Another setback for prosecution

War crimes charges against Mojaheed, Kamaruzzaman sent back for flawed paper work, Quader Molla’s charges accepted The prosecution suffered its second setback in a week yesterday after the International Crimes Tribunal refused to consider the war crimes charges against Jamaat-e-Islami leaders Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mojaheed and Muhammad Kamaruzzaman because of flawed paper work and documentation.…

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Submit charge against 4 Jamaat leaders by Dec 5: ICT

Charge against Ghulam Azam likely to be submitted after 2 weeks L-R: Jamaat-e-Islami Ameer Motiur Rahman Nizami, Secretary General Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mojaheed and assistant secretaries general Muhammad Kamaruzzaman and Abdul Quader Molla The International Crimes Tribunal on Tuesday directed the prosecution to submit formal charge by December 5 against four top Jamaat-e-Islami leaders for…

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Amini can ‘oust’ govt by hartal in a week!

Islami Oikya Jote Chairman Fazlul Haque Amini yesterday threatened to “oust” the government within a week by hartal if he is arrested. Swearing upon God, he also said Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina would land in jail for five years if they are voted to power. Amini was addressing a press conference at Islami Ain Bastobayan…

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Four Cases in Brahmanbaria: Six Huji men jailed

A special tribunal here yesterday sentenced six activists of banned Islamist outfit Harkatul Jihad (Huji) to prison in four separate cases. The convicts are Shamsul Islam Mollah, 48, of Narsingdi district, Musa Miah, 28, of B`baria town, Maulana Hedayetullah, 30, and Saiful Islam Sajib alias Saifullah of Sarail upazila, Jamal Miah, 24, of Nasirnagar uapzila…

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Vandalism in Ctg: Ex-Jamaat MP Shahjahan Chy held

Police yesterday arrested former Jamaat-e-Islami lawmaker Shahjahan Chowdhury on charges of September 19 vandalism and assaulting police personnel in Chittagong. Syed Nurul Islam, additional deputy commissioner of police, told The Daily Star that the Ramna police picked up Shahjahan, former MP of Satkania in Chittagong, around 3:30pm in front of the High Court in the…

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Try war criminals, ensure justice

Rights activist, witness to ’71 war Ian Martin shares withThe Daily Star his views, experiences Ian Martin The trial of war crimes must be held to ensure justice, but politics should be kept at bay, observed Ian Martin, a former secretary general of Amnesty International and a witness to the beginning of Bangladesh’s War of…

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Four Hizbut men held

Police arrested four suspected members of banned militant outfit Hizb ut-Tahrir Bangladesh in the city’s Adabar area in separate drives during the last five days. They also seized a huge number of leaflets containing anti-government statements, posters and books from their possession. Inspector Ataur Rahman of Adabar Police Station told The Daily Star that following…

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War Crimes Trial: Sayedee to be produced in tribunal on Mar 15

The International Crimes Tribunal yesterday directed the jail authorities to produce Jamaat-e-Islami Nayeb-e-Ameer Delwar Hossain Sayedee before it on March 15 in connection with the war crime charges. The three-member tribunal, headed by Justice Nizamul Huq, ordered the investigation agency to submit the ‘case diary’ (regular progress) for investigation into allegations against Sayedee by March…

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