Human Rights

Bangladesh court upholds death sentence for Nizami

Jamaat-e-Islami leader loses appeal against war crimes sentence in case Islamists say is part of a government crackdown.

Inside Story

What's behind Bangladesh's war crimes trials?

Another death sentence upheld against a leader of the Jamaat-e-Islami political group over alleged war crimes in 1971.


Bangladesh Jamaat leader given death sentence

Mir Quasem Ali, 62, sentenced to death for crimes against humanity committed during country's independence war in 1971.


Jamaat chief sentenced to death in Bangladesh

Motiur Rahman Nizami, 71, convicted of charges including genocide, murder, torture and rape.


The politics at play in Bangladesh war trials

What does the verdict against Jamaat-e-Islami chief Motiur Rahman Nizami mean for Bangladesh and its politics?


Bangladeshi leader jailed for war crime dies

Ninety-one-year old Ghulam Azam, sentenced to 90 years over atrocities during the 1971 war, has life support removed.

War & Conflict

Bangladesh commutes Jamaat leader's sentence

Nation's top court reduces Delwar Hossain Sayedee's death sentence for war crimes to "imprisonment till death".