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Dhaka, Nov 15: The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court has announced a verdict reducing the sentence of Shamsul Haque (Badar Bhai) of Jamalpur, who was sentenced to life imprisonment in the case of murder, genocide and other crimes against humanity committed during the Liberation War.
Dhaka, August 19: Liberation War Affairs Minister Advocate AKM Mozammel Haque MP said that to implement the philosophy of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu, politics in the name of communalism and religion should be banned.
Four people of Pirojpur were sentenced to death for crimes against humanity during the Liberation War
Dhaka, July20: The International Criminal Tribunal has announced the death sentence to four people, including Abdul Mannan of Pirojpur's Bhandari, in the case of crimes against humanity during the Liberation War. A three-member judicial panel headed by Tribunal Chairman Md. Shahinur Islam passed the verdict on Thursday.
Dhaka, July 6: RAB has arrested Abdus Sukkur (77), an accused in the case of crimes against humanity of 1971, from Rumaliarchhara area of Cox's Bazar Sadar Upazila.
Special Report : Mominul Haque Khoka was the constant companion of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman from the fifties. He kept Bangabandhu's family safe until they were caught by the Pakistani forces. At this time, he remained in hiding with everyone in different places of the capital. Mominul Haque Khokar's memoir entitled 'Astarage Smriti Samujjwal: Bangabandhu, Tar Poribar O Ami' has given an account of the events of that day:
Dhaka, March 26: Sajeeb Wazed Joy, the son of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her advisor on information technology, has sought international recognition of the brutal massacre carried out by the Pakistani invading forces on unarmed Bengalis on the night of March 25, 1971.
Dhaka, March 23: The Anti Terrorism Unit (ATU) has arrested the accused who was sentenced to death after being in hiding for 8 years. The name of the arrested person is Md A Khalek Talukder (73).
Dhaka, March 10: Nine distinguished individuals and one organization are receiving the Independence Award 2023 in recognition of their distinguished and meritorious contribution at the national level. The list of nominees for the award has been released in a Cabinet Department circular on Thursday.
Students vow to build a country free of corruption and discrimination while taking part in 'Muktir Utsav'
Dhaka, March 4: "I will be vocal against corruption, I will try to eliminate discrimination and stay away from drugs, I will devote myself to building a science-minded enlightened country and I will reach out to the backward people" - thousands of students have taken this oath wearing red and green caps on their heads.
Dhaka, January 26: Pointing out that no one was left behind in the distortion of history after 1975, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said, "Who should be judged by whom? History has judged those who distorted history. Their character has been revealed to people."
Dhaka, December 15: Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader commented that the defeated forces of 1971 are still conspiring against the country. He said this to reporters after paying tribute on behalf of Awami League at Rayerbazar Massacre Memorial on Wednesday morning.
Dhaka, December 6: DMP Commissioner Khandkar Ghulam Farooq said that the defeated power of 1971 was not eliminated from Bangladesh at once. They sometimes try to commit crimes in the name of militancy. But they cannot commit crimes because of the activity of the people and the police force.
Dhaka, September 23: Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen said that the incumbent Awami League government is working to get March 25 recognized as International Genocide Day. He said that the genocide committed by the Pakistani military in 1971 was one of the heinous crimes in human history.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, Sept 23: Germany was one of the first countries to recognize Bangladesh after the liberation war against Pakistan. The country has handed over the original copy of the diplomatic document which was recognized at that time to the Government of Bangladesh.
Dhaka, September 13: The International Criminal Tribunal has announced the death sentence of Khalilur Rahman of Durgapur, Netrokona in the case of murder, genocide and other crimes against humanity committed during the Liberation War. On Tuesday (September 13), the three-member International Crimes Tribunal led by the chairman of the tribunal, Justice Md. Shahinur Islam, passed the verdict.