• Saturday, Sep 22, 2018
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India approves death penalty for rape...

India approves death penalty for rape...

South Asia

Sat, Apr 21 2018

There were 40,000 rapes reported in 2016 and the victims were children in 40% of those cases.

2 to die for war crimes in 1971

2 to die for war crimes in 1971

Court

Wed, Jan 10 2018

The tribunal also sentenced three other convicts to imprisonment until death

Shazneen killer executed

Shazneen killer executed

Nation

Wed, Nov 29 2017

Shazneen Tasnim Rahman, daughter of Transcom Group chairman Latifur Rahman who was a grade IX student...

2 receive capital punishment, 8 get...

2 receive capital punishment, 8 get...

Nation

Wed, Nov 22 2017

The convicts kidnapped 21-year-old Towhidul Islam Lipu on August 31, 2014

HC: Bangladesh needs a guideline on...

HC: Bangladesh needs a guideline on...

Court

Mon, Oct 23 2017

The judiciaries in many countries also discourage death penalty, but Bangladesh has not been able to...

Woman gets death penalty for killing...

Woman gets death penalty for killing...

Court

Wed, Oct 4 2017

The body of Maymuna Akhter, 6, was found in one of the bedrooms in the family's residence on October...

Pakistani Christian handed death penalty...

Pakistani Christian handed death penalty...

South Asia

Sat, Sep 16 2017

'One of my friends sent me a WhatsApp message. I forwarded it to my Muslim friends as I was not educated...

Three to die for killing auto-rickshaw...

Three to die for killing auto-rickshaw...

Nation

Wed, Jul 5 2017

One of the convicts is still at large

23 to die for killing four Awami League...

23 to die for killing four Awami League...

Court

Wed, May 17 2017

Of the 23 convicts, four are absconding

Germany won't allow Turkish death penalty...

Germany won't allow Turkish death penalty...

Europe

Tue, May 9 2017

Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday ruled out any participation on German soil in a potential Turkish...

EU, UK reiterate opposition to death...

EU, UK reiterate opposition to death...

Law & Rights

Thu, Apr 13 2017

'The European Union universally opposes the use of capital punishment'

Locals to resist Mufti Hannan’s burial...

Locals to resist Mufti Hannan’s burial...

Nation

Wed, Apr 12 2017

HujiB leader Mufti Hannan was executed 10pm Wednesday

Mufti Hannan wants to talk to his...

Mufti Hannan wants to talk to his...

Bangladesh

Wed, Apr 12 2017

The notorious militant leader’s wife, two daughters and his elder brother met him in jail in the...

Family meets Mufti Hannan in Kashimpur...

Family meets Mufti Hannan in Kashimpur...

Bangladesh

Wed, Apr 12 2017

Four members of the militant leader’s family entered the jail to meet Mufti Hannan around 7:45am

5 to die for killing veteran photojournalist...

5 to die for killing veteran photojournalist...

Court

Tue, Mar 28 2017

The 80-year-old photojournalist was killed at his Wapda Road house in Rampura on December 25, 2013

IG Prisons: Jail authorities ready to...

IG Prisons: Jail authorities ready to...

Bangladesh

Wed, Mar 22 2017

The IG did not disclose the name of the jail where the convict would be hanged for security

Mufti Hannan still unaware SC upheld...

Mufti Hannan still unaware SC upheld...

Crime

Tue, Mar 21 2017

Hannan was also sentenced to death for the 2001 Ramna Batamul bombing where ten people were killed

Man gets death penalty for killing wife...

Man gets death penalty for killing wife...

Bangladesh

Mon, Mar 20 2017

Shihab Uddin, 25 strangulated his wife Snigdha Akter Rumi to death four years ago

3 to die for killing 2 children in...

3 to die for killing 2 children in...

Court

Sun, Feb 26 2017

According to the case, the convicts killed the children at Bahubal on August 18, 2008 over previous...

Mufti Hannan files review petition on...

Mufti Hannan files review petition on...

Crime

Thu, Feb 23 2017

Hannan carries death penalties for the attempted murder of former British envoy Anwar Choudhury in 2004...

Thousands of Filipino Catholics march...

Thousands of Filipino Catholics march...

Asia Pacific

Sat, Feb 18 2017

Thousands of Roman Catholics marched in the Philippines capital Manila on Saturday in the biggest gathering...