Nizami deserves acquittal – Defense Lawyer

Dhaka: The defence counsel for Motiur Rahman Nizami, the chief of Jamaat-e-Islami Bangladesh, on Sunday contended that his client deserves acquittal from the war crimes charges as the prosecution case appears ‘make over’. Defence counsel Tajul Islam claimed before the International Crimes Tribunal-1 while closing the rehearing on defence case summing-up arguments based on charges along with law-point...

Sayeedi’s son elected

Dhaka: The victory of Jamaat candidate Masud Sayeede at Zianagar UZ election was a surprise of the election at a time when his father Maulana Delwar Hossain Sayeedi is a death row convict now on alleged crimes against

Why Jamaat keeps on wining

Dhaka: Elections in Bangladesh have in recent years began to resemble an Orwellian drama, staged for the applause of government-backed institutions and organizations. The general elections held on January 5 were no exception. The Election Commission arranged for voting in just 147 constituencies out of a total of 300. The remaining 153 were left uncontested as the opposition, led by the Bangladesh...