Ref: The International Crimes Tribunal-1 is now reading out the summary of its judgement in war crimes trial of Jamaat-e-Islami Nayeb-e-Ameer Delawar Hossain Sayedee.
Justice ATM Fazle Kabir, chairman of the tribunal, is reading out the verdict.
Prior to the beginning of the day’s proceeding, the law enforcers produced Sayedee before the ICT-1.
A prison van carrying Sayedee entered the tribunal premises around 9:30am amid tight security. Read more →
Ref: The Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami on Wednesday called a nationwide dawn-to-dusk general strike for today.
Acting Jamaat secretary general Rafiqul Islam Khan called the general strike issuing a statement immediately after the International Crimes Tribunal-1 announced that it would pronounce today the verdict in a case against the detained Jamaat leader Delwar Hossain Sayedee on charge of crimes against humanity committed during the 1971 war of independence. Read more →
Ref: Hefazat-e-Islam Bangladesh, a key ally of Jamaat-e-Islami, on Monday gave the government three days to stop the Shahbagh demonstrations, or else, face anarchy.
The ultimatum came from a rally held at Parbati High School ground in Hathazari upazila in Chittagong district in the afternoon. Read more →
Ref: Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas said on Monday that Israel was deliberately seeking to stoke unrest in the occupied West Bank but that Palestinians would not be provoked.
‘The Israelis want chaos and we know it but we won’t let them,’ Abbas said in comments at his West Bank headquarters, seemingly in response to an Israeli demand on Sunday that he calm a wave of protest in the territory. Read more →
Ref: Home Minister MK Alamgir on Monday blamed journalists for destroying important evidence of journo couple Sagar-Runi murder case.
He said: “People and the media personnel had rushed to the spot immediately after the incidents before law enforcing agencies including police reached. It has led to distortion of some important evidence.” Read more →
Ref: The Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and equivalent examinations scheduled for today will be held on Friday (March 1) due to countrywide hartal called by eight Islamist and like-minded parties.
Prof Abdus Salam Hawlader, acting chairman of Dhaka Education Board and president of inter-education board coordination sub-committee, said the examinations will held from 9:00am to 12:00pm. Read more →