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Day: September 17, 2014

Jamaat calls hartal for tomorrow, Sunday
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Jamaat calls hartal for tomorrow, Sunday

Jamaat calls hartal for tomorrow, Sunday News Desk: Jamaat-e-Islami has called countrywide hartal from 6:00am Thursday to 6:00am Friday and 6:00am Sunday to 6:00am Monday protesting the Supreme Court verdict that awarded war criminal Delawar Hossain Sayedee jail till death. The announcement came as a part of Jamaat’s four-day protest programme following the verdict on Sayedee, said a press release signed by Jamaat acting ameer Moqbul Ahmed and acting secretary general Shafiqur Rahman. The others programmes include offering doa for Sayedee on Friday and countrywide demonstration on Saturday. In the release, Jamaat demands immediate release of Sayedee. They also protested the SC verdict awarding him imprisonment till death in the “stage-managed and farcical case”. The SC today commut...
Sayedee’s death sentence commuted (video)
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Sayedee’s death sentence commuted (video)

Sayedee's death sentence commuted Sentenced to imprisonment till death News Desk: In this Star photo taken on September 21, 2010, Jamaat-e-Islami Nayeb-e-Amir Delawar Hossain Sayedee is leaving a war crimes tribunal after a session amid strict security. The Supreme Court today commuted the death sentence of Jamaat leader Delawar Hossain Sayedee to imprisonment till death for his crimes against humanity committed during the country’s Liberation War in 1971. A five-member bench of the apex court, headed by the Chief Justice Md Muzammel Hossain, pronounced the verdict at 10:06am by majority view amid tight security. However, the chief justice did not disclose names of the judges who gave different opinions over the judgement of the 74-year-old Jamaat nayeb-e-ameer. Attorney General (AG...