Lobbying to prevent justice?

A recent article published in St. Louise Today, titled “Missourian in quest to free Bangladeshi newspaper owner from jail”, by Mr. Bill Lambrecht, talks about the current lobbying campaign against the International Crimes Tribunal (ICT) of Bangladesh, led by a Washington based lobbying firm “Cassidy and Associates” and its chairman Mr. Gregg Hartley. This article describes the campaign to free Mir Quasem Ali, owner of a newspaper and a leader of Jamaat-e-Islami, who is currently in custody for war crimes in Bangladesh. While this article merely quotes Mr. Hartley and certain other critiques of ICT, it ignores certain other facts and clearly demonstrates either a bias or a lack of information that I will highlight in this writing [..]…

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Propaganda disguised as criticisms?

While any criticism of ICT should be welcomed with an open mind, any baseless accusations only for the purpose of delegitimizing these proceedings in the eyes of the international community must be addressed fiercely through objectivity and substance. Anyone attempting to politicize these proceedings with false or misleading information are putting their own professional and personal integrity in question, more importantly, they are committing a bigger crime against humanity by not being forthcoming in joining this brave effort taken by a poor third world county seeking justice for the whole human race.…

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Uphold impunity – Rescue the War Criminals

Today I am writing to you to inform you about a war. A war that haven’t drawn any blood, at least not yet, but it is hurting our collective conscience nevertheless. It is a media war, a war where only the wealthy succeeds, only they can spread their ideas and convince the rest of the world that they are right. On the other side, being the underdogs, we can only hope that our faint whispers will somehow overpower their roars only because they are true.…

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Archive I: Media Archive

Archives news reports, opinions, editorials published in different media outlets from around the world on 1971, International Crimes Tribunal and the justice process.

Archive II: ICT Documentation

For the sake of ICT’s legacy this documentation project archives, and preserves proceeding-documents, e.g., judgments, orders, petitions, timelines.

Archive III: E-Library

Brings at fingertips academic materials in the areas of law, politics, and history to facilitate serious research on 1971, Bangladesh, ICT and international justice.

Archive IV: Memories

This archive records from memory the nine-month history of 1971 as experienced and perceived by individuals from all walks of life.