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The morning began with the usual national anthem ‘Amar Shonar Bangla… Ami Tomay Bhalobashi’ at 6:05am. That was followed by the usual slogans demanding execution of war criminals.
Wednesday saw young men and women dressed to greet the first day of spring ‘Pohela Falgun’. The spirit of spring continued on Thursday.
The protesters at Shahbagh have asked all Bangladeshis to light a candle at 7:00pm on Thursday to show respects to …
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25 Jan 2013
DHAKA: Ruling Awami League (AL) Advisory Council member advocate Yusuf Hossain Humayun said Jamaat members are trying to intrude into his party to foil the ongoing trial of the war criminals.
He came up with such observation while addressing a programme at National Press Club on Friday.
Bangabandhu Academy, a pro-government organization, organized the programme.
He urged the party leaders and activists to be alert as the Jamaat members are trying to enter into the AL to foil the trial.
This AL leader also said Jamaat members entered …
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Dhaka: Agriculture Minister and Awami League Presidium Member Matia Chowdhury on Wednesday said BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia is shell-shocked by the maiden war crimes trial verdict against a leader of its ally Jamaat-e-Islami.
She said although the country’s people have hailed the verdict against Abul Kalam Azad alias Bachchu Razakar, Khaleda Zia and BNP did not welcome it as they were shocked at the verdict.
“Only one trial has been completed and all the Razakars would be tried and the trial would continue until the …
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January 21, 2013
Maolana Abul Kalam Azad, who has been on the run for about a year, is the first person to be convicted by the International Crimes Tribunal (ICT) created by the country’s government to try suspected war criminals.
Azad was found guilty of seven out of eight charges including genocide, murder and rape, judge Obaidul Hasan told a crowded court amid huge security.
“It’s a historic day for the country. It’s victory for humanity. Bangladeshi people can now heave a sigh of relief …
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Dhaka, Dec 27 (bdnews24.com)—Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday said BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia will not succeed in ‘her attempts to ’save’ the suspected war criminals.
“I would like to make it clear, you [Khaleda Zia] tried to protect the killers of Bangabandhu, but failed. The trials of the war criminals will finish. They will get exemplary punishment. You will not be able to thwart this trial,” she said.
Hasina also renewed her government’s pledge to complete war crimes trial at the inaugural ceremony …
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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday blasted the opposition for “enforcing countrywide road blockade to save the war criminals” at a time when the country is in a mood to celebrate the series victory against formidable West Indies in ODI cricket.
“We achieved another victory in the month of victory over the formidable West Indies. Today (Sunday), the opposition party engaged in setting fire to vehicles instead of celebrating the victory,” she said, speaking at a function marking the distribution of the Begum Rokeya Medal 2012 at the Osmani …
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PM flays Khaleda for Dec 9 road blockade; says no question of declaring emergency
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday launched a blistering attack on Opposition Leader Khaleda Zia for her remarks that the government may declare a state of emergency to cling to power.
Khaleda, also BNP chief, on Wednesday at a rally of the BNP-led 18 party alliance, said the government was desperate to remain in power at any cost. Citing rumours, she claimed that emergency would be promulgated to ensure another term.
“Why will we promulgate the state of emergency? …
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Wednesday 31 October 2012 5:36 pm
The trial of Jamaat-e-Islami and BNP leaders in Bangladesh as war criminals has divided the Muslim country. Supporters of the ruling Awami League government alleged the arrested opposition leaders were behind the killings, rapes and other atrocities that occurred during the 1971 liberation war while opponents insist that the trials are politically-motivated as the Hasina government wants to weaken the opposition and continue in power for several years.
Toby M. Cadman, a renowned international barrister and an expert on war crimes tribunals, has called upon the Organization …
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The trial of three alleged war criminals is almost in the last stage with cross-examination of the prosecution witnesses (PW) in these cases nearing completion at the International Crimes Tribunal (ICT).
These three are – former ameer of Jamaat-e-Islami Ghulam Azam, nayeb-e-ameer of the party Delwar Hossain Sayedee and assistant secretary general Abdul Quader Mollah.
On the other hand, cross-examination of the PWs in the trial of Jamaat leader Muhammad Kamaruzzaman and BNP lawmaker Salahuddin Quader Chowdhury is in the final stage.
The 17th and …
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Dhaka, Sept 13 (ANI): Eminent Bangladeshi economist, Abul Barakat, on Thursday called for handing down death sentences to war criminals.
Speaking to reporters here, Barakat said war criminals had committed crimes against humanity.
“As a freedom fighter I know what they have done and we are spending lot of time to prove what they have done. I don’t think there is a need for any proof. My expectation is simple- death sentence to these war criminals, because they have committed crimes against humanity, and I don’t think it should be tolerated,” Barakat …
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A delegation of Sector Commanders’ Forum led by Maj Gen (retd) KM Safiullah calls on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at Prime Minister’s Office in the city yesterday. Photo: PID
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday urged the Sector Commanders’ Forum (SCF) to mobilise public opinion against the “opposition’s move” to protect the war criminals.
She made the call when an SCF delegation led by Maj Gen (retd) KM Safiullah met her at the Prime Minister’s Office in the morning.
Hasina told the delegation that the trial of war criminals has begun and it …
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JS passes resolution for new law after drama; law ministry’s views ignored
Parliament yesterday passed a resolution calling upon the government to enact a law to take action against those obstructing the ongoing war crimes trial.
The resolution was adopted despite opposition from the Ministry of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs, which is unprecedented.
Opposing the motion brought by AL lawmaker Benjir Ahmed, state minister for law Quamrul Islam assured the House that the government would soon take action against those hindering the trial …