WAR CRIMINAL

  • Bangladesh apex court commutes 1971 war criminal JeI leader's death penalty September 17, 2014

    Dhaka: Bangladesh Supreme Court on Wednesday commuted the death sentence of Delwar Hossain Sayedee, a key 1971 war criminal and fundamentalist JamaateIslami leader, saying he would now have to serve in prison "until his death". "He shall serve in prison for the rest of his natural life," Chief Justice M...
  • Bangladesh cabinet bars 1971 war criminals from voting September 2, 2013

    In another blow to Bangladesh's fundamentalist Jammat-e-Islami, the cabinet, on Monday, decided to strip the voting rights of people convicted of "crimes against humanity" during the 1971 liberation war. "The cabinet has approved the proposal to permanently erase from the voters list the names of those convicted under the Bangladesh Collaborators...
  • 30 Minutes: Inside Bangladesh March 17, 2013

    42 years after Bangladesh was liberated, it is resonating with nationalist chants that are demanding hanging of war criminals and are looking for closure to the country's darkest chapter. ...
  • Treat Hafiz Saeed as a war criminal: BJP January 12, 2013

    New Delhi: The main Opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has reacted sharply to the statements made by the accused mastermind of 2008 Mumbai massacre Hafiz Saeed and demanded a sharp response from the government. "Government of India needs to pull up its socks and international pressure must be brought upon...