A war crimes court sentenced a top Bangladeshi Islamist to death on Thursday for masterminding the slaughter of at least 120 farmers in one of the bloodiest single episodes of the 1971 independence war.Thursday, 9 May, 2013, 9:05pm
A young ruling party activist was beaten to death during clashes in northwestern Bangladesh on Thursday as a nationwide strike called by the opposition shut schools and businesses across the country.7 Mar 2013 - 6:55pm
Schools and businesses were shut on Monday across Bangladesh on the second day of a general strike called by Islamist protesters, as three more demonstrators died in the deadliest violence since independence.4 Mar 2013 - 6:49pm
The number of people killed in clashes in Bangladesh over the conviction of Islamist leaders for war crimes rose to 53 on Friday, as fresh outbursts of violence erupted.
Two people were killed after hundreds of pro-government supporters and followers of the rival Jamaat-e-Islami party fought with sticks in two northern districts of Gaibandha and Chapainawabganj, police chiefs said.1 Mar 2013 - 9:12pm
Abdul Quader Molla, 64, assistant secretary general of the Jamaat-e-Islami party, was sentenced to life in prison by the controversial International Crimes Tribunal on Tuesday.6 Feb 2013 - 2:50am
Bangladesh’s controversial war crimes court delivered its first verdict on Monday against a popular Islamic televangelist accused of genocide and rape.21 Jan 2013 - 4:16pm