June 21, 2012
by Sung Un Kim
The International Crimes Tribunal in Bangladesh (ICTB) on Thursday indicted Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mojaheed, secretary general of the Jamaat e Islam (JI) on seven counts of crimes against humanity he allegedly committed during the 1971 Bangladesh Liberation War. The panel of three judges read out the ...[read more]
November 12, 2008
by Devin Montgomery
The government of Bangladesh on Wednesday reinstated a state of emergency banning political demonstrations in the country for two weeks. The ban had recently been lifted after being imposed in 2007, but was reissued in response to violent protests coordinated by the Jamaat-e-Islami party after ...[read more]

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