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Dhaka: Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Haque on Sunday called upon all who believe in Liberation War spirit to be united in realising the international recognition of genocide carried out by the Pakistani army on unarmed Bengalis during 1971 Liberation War.
Dhaka, September 17: Indian High Commissioner Vikram Kumar Doraiswami, on the last day of his tenure in Bangladesh, paid tribute to the martyrs at Savar National Memorial on Saturday morning.
Dhaka, September 9: Akbar Ali Khan, freedom fighter, bureaucrat, economist and advisor to the former caretaker government is no more (Inna Lillahi Wa Inna Ilaihi Raziun). He died on Thursday night.
Dhaka, 7 September 2022 : The Government has given 'Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Student Scholarship' to 200 students who are descendants of members of the Indian Armed Forces who were martyred or injured in the Bangladesh Liberation War.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, August 30: 'National Freedom Fighters Council Bill-2022' has been passed in Parliament with the provision of making a list of anti-independence elements including Razakar, Al-Badr, and Al-Shams forces.
Dhaka, July 29: Initially, a total of 24,761 brave freedom fighters from 17 districts are getting smart ID cards and 46,803 are getting digital certificates. This information was informed at the official opening ceremony of the digital certificate and smart ID card distribution program of the heroic freedom fighters in the meeting room of the Ministry of Liberation War Affairs on Thursday (July 28). Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Haque inaugurated the digital certificate and smart ID card distribution program.
Dhaka, 24 July 2022 : The police have arrested Fajar Ali, a fugitive accused in the case of crimes against humanity during the liberation war in Jessore's Monirampoo.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, July 21: The High Court has summoned the Chairman and Director General of the National Freedom Fighters Council for not settling the application of Md. Shahzadar of Mathbaria area of Pirojpur as a freedom fighter despite the court order. They have been asked to appear before the court in person on August 2 to explain this matter.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, July 12: Suhrawardy Udyan in the capital was known as Racecourse Maidan in 1971. Before the war of liberation started, millions of Bengalis gathered on this ground on March 7. Bangabandhu addressed the crowd. A bronze sculpture of Bangabandhu will be erected at the place of that historic speech bearing that memory. The height of this sculpture will be 19 feet 6 inches and the altar will be 6 feet 9 inches.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, June 28: A list of pro-Pakistan MNAs (Members of the National Assembly) and MPAs (Members of the Provincial Assembly) elected in the 1970 general elections will be prepared, along with the Razakars, Al-Badr and Al-Shams forces.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, June 21: Mohiuddin Ahmed, a retired foreign ministry secretary, former diplomat, columnist and organizer of the Great Liberation War, is no more. He breathed his last at his home in Uttara on Monday evening (Inna Lillahi wa inna ilaihi raji'un). He was 78.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, June 6: The legal barriers to make the list of anti-independence forces, including Razakars, Al-Badr, Al-Shams forces, are going to be remoed as the 'National Freedom Fighters Council Bill-2022' with the provision of making a list in this regard has been raised in the Parliament.
Dhaka, May 31: The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICT) has sentenced to death three people, including former Amir of Joypurhat district Jamaat Rezaul Karim Montu, on charges of murder, genocide and other crimes against humanity committed during the war of liberation.
Dhaka, May 27: Liberation War Affairs Minister A K M Mozammel Haque said, "Only those of us who have fought with arms in direct confrontation are not freedom fighters. Those who were pen soldiers, word soldiers, are also freedom fighters. No one can apply for freedom fighter again. No one can be a freedom fighter again. Five hundred or one thousand can be attached only through the decision of the Bureau of Appeal."
Dhaka, May 19: The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) has sentenced three people, including Abdul Aziz alias Habul of Baralekha in Moulvibazar, to death for crimes against humanity including murder and genocide organized during the war of liberation in 1971. The other two convicts are Md. Abdul Matin and Abdul Mannan alias Manai. The court sentenced all the three accused to death as the five charges brought against the accused in the case were proved.