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The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) has sentenced Maulana Md Shafi Uddin of Habiganj's Lakhai Upazila to death for crimes against humanity, including rape, murder and genocide, committed during the Great War of Liberation. Besides, three accused have been sentenced to life in prison. However, the court acquitted one of the accused as the allegations were not proved.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, June 14: ‘We have forgotten the memories, traditions and traces of the great liberation war. For this reason, the anti-consciousness evil forces of the liberation war are raising the hood again. In order to break their poisonous teeth, one has to listen to the proclamation of independence by MA Hannan on behalf of Bangabandhu from the independent Bengali revolutionary radio station on e-wire. But sadly our next generation still does not know how the war of liberation started. We could not give them the lesson.'
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, June 4: The Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) has arrested a fugitive accused Nazrul Islam, who was sentenced to death for crimes against humanity in 1971.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, April 18: Information and Broadcasting Minister Dr. Hasan Mahmud said the BNP does not observe Mujibnagar Day on April 17, while Ziaur Rahman was in the service of the Mujibnagar government with a salary of Rs 400.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, April 13: Information and Broadcasting Minister and Awami League Joint General Secretary Dr. Hasan Mahmud said Bangladesh-India harmony and friendship is written in blood letters and this friendship is inseparable. As long as Bangladesh exists, India's contribution to the rise of Bangladesh will be inscribed in gold.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, March 26: BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir has termed the party's chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia as "the first woman freedom fighter" and the BNP's acting chairman Tarique Rahman as a "child freedom fighter".
Dhaka, January 19: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has called on cadets to hold on to the honour the country has received by winning the Liberation War.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, December 17: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has reiterated her government's stance on 'zero tolerance' policy against militancy, terrorism and drugs, saying their goal is to build a prosperous and golden Bangladesh of Father of the Nation's dream by ensuring peace and security of the people.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, December 17: The entire nation on Thursday, December 16, commemorated the heroic children on the golden jubilee of the Bengalis' victory in the war of liberation, whose bloodshed ended two decades of Pakistani rule and raised independent Bangladesh on the world map.
Dhaka, December 16: President Md. Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina paid their respects at the National Memorial on Victory Day with a limited number of people due to the coronavirus pandemic. No one was present at the National Memorial in Savar except the designated person during the wreath-laying ceremony of the President-Prime Minister.
Dhaka, December 16: Bangladesh will observe the great Victory Day or Bijoy Dibos today, an unforgettable glorious day of heroism in the Bengali nation. It led to the formation of an independent territory called Bangladesh on the map of the world.
Dhaka, December 15: On the occasion of the Intellectual Martyr’s Day or Black Day in the history of Bangladesh, different political, social, cultural and prominent groups recalled with horror and shame, the systemic and targeted genocide by the Pakistan Army of the best and brightest minds of Bangladesh.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, 15 December 2021: The nation observed the Martyred Intellectuals' Day paying glowing tributes to the intellectuals who were brutally murdered by the Pakistani occupation forces and their local collaborators at the fag-end of the country's Liberation War in 1971.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, December 14: The High Court (HC) issued a rule asking authorities concerned to explain as to why it shall not pass order to include proclamation of independence in textbooks of all educational institutions. A High Court division bench comprising Justice M Enayetur Rahim and Justice Md Mostafizur Rahman passed the order on Monday, also asking to form an expert committee in this regard.
Own representative, Dhaka, 13 December 2021: 14 December, the sad day of the Bengali nation. The country's best intellectuals were brutally slaughtered on this very day just before the victory in the war of liberation with Pakistan in 1971. To commemorate that day of mourning, the Bengali nation has been observing Martyred Intellectuals Day on 14th December every year. On this day, the Martyred Intellectuals are honored with flowers on the blood red altar of the memorial.