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Yazidi still hears brothers before IS kills them in Iraq

DHAKA, NOVEMBER 27, 2019 – A survivor of the mass slaughter of the Yazidi minority in Iraq five years ago told the U.N. Security Council on Tuesday that he still hears his brothers and nephews calling his name before they were killed by Islamic State extremists — and he hears the screams of his wife and three daughters when the ... Read More »

3 JMB militant outfit men to die for murder in C’Nawabganj

Dhaka, Nov 25 – A court here on Monday sentenced three members of banned militant outfit Jama’atulMujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) to death and four others to life term imprisonment for killing a man in 2012. The condemned convicts are—Sanwar Hossain, Jahangir Alam of Nachole Upazila and Abdus Shukur of Gomostapur Upazila. The lifers are—Shamsul Alam, Saiful Islam, Mohammad Shamim of Gomostapur ... Read More »

SC order on HC injunction over Tk 126bn GP dues Nov 24

Dhaka, Nov 18 – The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court on Monday deferred its order until November 24 on a petition filed by the Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) seeking a stay on the High Court order that issued an interim injunction for two months against the realisation of Tk. 12,580 crore due from Grameenphone. Read More »

Investigation to uncover the truth over Rohingya: ICC

International Criminal Court (ICC) Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda has welcomed the decision to authorise an investigation into crimes committed against Rohingyas in Myanmar saying her investigation will seek to uncover the truth. “My Office will now focus on ensuring the success of its independent and impartial investigation,” she said in a statement on Thursday night. The ICC Prosecutor said this is ... Read More »