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Dhaka, December 1: Sector Commanders Forum-Muktijudda 71 demanded to declare 1st December as 'Muktijoddha Day'. In a statement on Tuesday, the executive president of the forum Mohammad Nurul Alam and secretary general journalist, columnist and freedom fighter Harun Habib made this demand.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, Nov 8: Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal said, the daughter of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the greatest Bengali of all time, showed us hope by prosecuting war criminals, we believe that those who killed the freedom fighters will also be tried in this country, inshallah. An inquiry committee is being formed for this. Their killings must be tried.
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.
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 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.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, May 10: Freedom fighters have announced to organize a heroic freedom fighter honour, reception and a gathering of children and teenagers under the name 'Muktijuddher Chetonay Bangladesh' (Bangladesh in the spirit of Liberation War).
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, April 18: Historic Mujib Nagar Day was observed across the country including the capital Dhaka and Meherpur on Sunday through various programmes.
Dhaka, March 30: The New Delhi High Commission of India has given a reception to the heroic freedom fighters, diplomats, eminent persons and journalists on the occasion of the 52nd Independence and National Day of Bangladesh. State Minister for External Affairs of India Dr. Rajkumar Ranjan Singh was the chief guest in the chair of High Commissioner Muhammad Imran on Monday evening.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, March 30: Today, Wednesday (March 30), is the 51st martyrdom anniversary of the Dr. Lt. Col. NAM Jahangir.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, March 25: The International Criminal Tribunal has said in a statement that the trauma suffered by women during the war of liberation against the Pakistani army and its allies could not be remedied by anything. We salute them. They deserve the highest respect.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, March 10: Liberation War Affairs Minister AQM Mozammel Haque said, "No new list of war criminals is being prepared in the country. However, victims can go to the court."