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Calm and relaxed Hartal underway

The 24-hour nationwide hartal called by Jamaat-e-Islami protesting the SC verdict that sentenced party Nayeb-e-Ameer Delawar Hossain Sayedee to ‘imprisonment until death,’ is underway peacefully on Thursday.

Gonojagoron Mancha sees the black part of verdict

Every time the International Crimes Tribunal or the Supreme Court delivered a verdict against a war criminal, they gathered at the capital’s busy Shahbagh intersection, anticipating the highest punishment.

Jammat seems happy; called regular 24 hour strike

Jamaat-e-Islami has called a total of 48-hour countrywide hartal in protest of the Appellate Division's verdict that gave the party's top leader Delawar Hossain Sayedee imprisonment until death.

Sayedee saved by Supreme Court

The agonising wait of millions of justice seekers and victims of 1971 war crimes ended yesterday with a shock as the Supreme Court in the appeals case of Delawar Hossain Sayedee handed down imprisonment until natural death overturning the death sentence given by the tribunal.

Imran: Sayedee verdict preplanned

Claiming that the Appellate Division commuted the punishment of Delawar Hossain Sayedee because of mutual understanding between the government and Jamaat-e-Islami, Gonojagoron Moncho Convenor Imran H Sarkar said the verdict was preplanned.

Khaleda Zia to appear before DC on Sept 22

A Dhaka court today asked BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia to appear before it on September 22 in connection with Zia Orphanage and Zia Charitable Trust graft cases.

Govt. definitely take strict stance during hartal

State Minister for Home Affairs Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal said the government would take tougher stance against any kind of subversive activities during the Jamaat hartal.

Over 250 Shibir men sued for involvement with CU bomb

Police filed two cases against some 250 Islami Chhatra Shibir activists for their alleged involvement with the bomb that were recovered from two halls of Chittagong University.

War Crime probe: Kamaruzzaman appeal verdict any day

The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court will deliver its verdict any day on an appeal filed by Jamaat-e-Islami Assistant Secretary General Mohammad Kamaruzzaman.

Taimur got bail

A Dhaka court yesterday granted bail to Taimur Alam Khandakar, president of Narayanganj district unit of BNP and chairman of Bangladesh Jatiya Badhir Sangsthya, in a case filed over a disputed property at Bijaynagar in the capital.

Today no Hartal

In a clear deviation from its previous stance, Jamaat-e-Islami yesterday did not announce a countrywide shutdown in response to the apex court’s setting today for delivering the verdict in the appeals case of Delawar Hossain Sayedee.

Khaleda not sure to act against Moudud

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia was discontent with Moudud Ahmed’s recent controversial remarks on her party leadership, but was also hesitant on taking any stern action against the senior leader as it might create a fresh crisis for the party, a source close to the BNP chief has said.

No scope for review petition of Sayedee verdict

Attorney General Mahbub-e-Alam has said no review petition, challenging the SC verdict against top Jamaat leader Delawar Hossain Sayedee, would be acceptable.

Defense lawyer Tajul Islam to file review petition

Defense lawyer Tajul Islam has said they will file a review petition, challenging the verdict of the appellate division that gave top Jamaat-e-Islami leader Delawar Hossain Sayedee imprisonment until death.

Hanif got legal notice from Tarique

BNP Senior Vice-Chairman Tarique Rahman has sent a legal notice to AL Joint GS Mahbub-ul-Alam Hanif for making baseless statements against him.

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