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Death designer Nizami hanged for war crimes

The members of law enforcement agencies, journalists and enthusiastic people gather in front of the Dhaka Central Jail on May 10, 2016 where war criminal Motiur Rahman Nizami is kept. Leader of a ruthless militia that massacred innocent civilians during 1971, Motiur Rahman Nizami has been hanged for crimes committed against humanity during the Liberation […]

Sajeeb Ahmed Wazed Joy alleges that Khaleda Zia has ‘taken money from Pakistan intelligence agency ISI for elections’. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s son Joy, who also advises her on ICT affairs, in a Facebook post on Tuesday, again described the BNP chairperson as a ‘Pakistani agent’. He shared a bdnews24.com report titled, ‘Pakistan lobbies for […]

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Security beefed up in and around the Dhaka Central Jail, where death-row war criminal Motiur Rahman Nizami is currently lodged, on Tuesday The order to execute Motiur Rahman Nizami for 1971 war crimes has been sent to Dhaka Central Jail as the death-row war criminal chose not to seek presidential pardon, says the home minister. […]

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After the US and India’s willingness to work together with Bangladesh on countering violent extremism, the European Union has said it would discuss the security issue with Dhaka as “a new mapping of terror is spreading in Bangladesh”. Referring to the recent killings of secular bloggers, teachers, online activists, religious minorities, pirs and members of […]

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The parents of Sohagi Jahan Tonu claimed their daughter’s killing was well-planned and blamed it on army Sergeant Jahid, his wife and soldier Jahid. The army men are deployed at Comilla cantonment. Tonu’s father Md Yaar Hossain and mother Anowara Begum made the claims before the media Wednesday evening when they were going to the […]

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US investigative agency Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) investigators on Tuesday suspected the $81 million Bangladesh Bank heist was partly an inside job, reports The Wall Street Journal. Agents with the FBI have found evidence pointing to at least one bank employee acting as an accomplice, people familiar with the matter were quoted to have […]

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Jamaat-e-Islami has called for a 24-hr hartal for Thursday, May 12 in protest of the hanging of war criminal Motiur Rahman Nizami. Arguably the largest fundamentalist organisation in the subcontinent, Jamaat, termed the execution of its former head as ‘murder by the government’ and called for a three-day programme protesting Nizami’s execution. Former head of […]

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BNP’s senior joint secretary general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi said on Tuesday the Awami League government has broken all records in pardoning death-row convicts from being hanged. “During the present government’s rule, the highest number of prisoners sentenced to death, involved with AL politics, was given presidential clemency,” said the BNP leader while speaking at a […]

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By UCAN India: Lutheran Minister Murdered In Jharkhand, Christians Targeted – Eurasia Review The murder of a Lutheran minister in India’s tribal-dominated Jharkhand state shows that Christians are now becoming a target for attacks, Christian leaders said. The body of the Rev. Abraham Soreng of Goosner Evangelical Lutheran Church was found with multiple injuries May […]

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By Devlin Barrett U.S. investigators suspect the theft by computer hackers of $81 million from Bangladesh’s central bank was partly an inside job—the first hint of culpability in a case that has exposed new vulnerabilities in the international banking system. Agents with the Federal Bureau of Investigation have found evidence pointing to at least one […]

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