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Islamist Ghulam Azam sentenced to 90 years for Bangladesh war crimes

Ghulam Azam, sentenced to 90 years in jail on Monday for crimes committed during Bangladesh's 1971 liberation war, was the Islamist mastermind behind the atrocities who was compared with Hitler by prosecutors.

Bangladesh orders war crime trial of top UK Muslim

A Bangladesh war crimes court Monday ordered a British-based Muslim leader and a US citizen to be tried in absentia for the murder of 19 intellectuals during the 1971 independence war, prosecutors said. The country's much criticised International Crimes Tribunal (ICT) charged Chowdhury Mueen-Uddin and Ashrafuzzaman Khan with 11 "crimes against humanity" counts including murder, confinement, abduction and torture.

Bangladesh war crimes court sentences Islamist to death

A special Bangladeshi court sentenced a senior Islamist opposition official to death by hanging Thursday for crimes including genocide and torture during the 1971 liberation war against Pakistan. Mohammad Kamaruzzaman, the assistant general secretary of the Jamaat-e-Islami party, is the third politician to be sentenced by the International Crimes Tribunal, a much-criticised domestic court based in Dhaka. "He has been sentenced to death by hanging for charges including genocide," Attorney General Mahbubey Alam told AFP.

Only JI will make Pakistan prosperous: Mehanti

Jamaat-e-Islami Karachi Chief and candidate for NA-252, Hussain Mehanti said that only his party could fulfill people’s dream to make Pakistan prosperous by eliminating corruption, inflation, unemployment and energy crisis. He stated this while addressing a public meeting of election campaign in Hyderabad Colony here on Thursday.He said that the JI leaders had proved themselves honest and sincere with their characters and abilities.

Vote for ‘Tarazu’ to eliminate target killing, inflation: JI

Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) Karachi General Secretary and candidate for PS-101 Naseem Siddiqui has appealed the people to vote for ‘Tarazu’(equilibrium) in order to eliminate target killing, inflation and unemployment.He made this appeal during meeting with the notables of North Nazimabad here on Wednesday.

Vote for ‘Tarazu’ to eliminate poverty: Piracha

Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) Deputy Secretary General and candidate for NA-121 Dr Farid Ahmad Piracha has appealed the people to vote for ‘Tarazu’ (equilibrium) in order to eliminate poverty, inflation and unemployment.He made this appeal while addressing corner meetings at different places here on Thursday.

JI candidates meet Article 62, 63 of Constitution: Mehanti

Jamaat-e-Islami JI Karachi Chief Muhammad Hussain Mehanti has said that the JI candidates are fulfilled every article of the Constitution including Article 62 and 63.This he said while addressing a meeting of the JI office bearers at Idara-e-Noor Haq here on Tuesday.

Dipu to brief diplomats this evening

Foreign Minister Dr Dipu Moni will brief diplomats and representatives of development partners here this (Wednesday) evening over the latest political situation in the country.She will describe the latest political situation to the diplomats and to the representatives of development partners in the briefing to be held at 7 pm at a city hotel.This will be the second such briefing within a month. There was a similar briefing on March 7 at the Foreign Ministry.

Shibir set to enforce hartal Thursday

After three consecutive days’ nationwide hartal from Monday, the country goes into the grip of another shutdown as Islami Chhatra Shibir, the associate body of Jamaat-e-Islami, is set to enforce a countrywide daylong general strike on Thursday.Shibir called the shutdown on Wednesday in protest against what it said torturing its central president on police remand and demanding his immediate release.On March 31, plainclothes police arrested Shibir chief Delwar Hossain from the city’s Shaymoli area and then showed him arrested in two cases.Later, the Shibir leader was tak

JI demands revival of old course of 9th class

Opposing the changes in the class 9th syllabus, the Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has demanding of the government to immediate revive the old course and shun anti-Islam and anti-Pakistan policies. Addressing a press conference here at press club on Wednesday, JI Chairman Standing Committee on Education Mirajuddin Khan said the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Textbook Board had made certain changes in the syllabus for grade 9th of English and Islamiate courses.
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