[Editor’s note: this piece by Dr Ahmed Ziauddin was originally published in the The Daily Star on March 29, 2008. Link. It is our pleasure to be able to republish it here for our readers.] Bangladesh still has not dealt with its past and the past has never left her. For any society, traumatized by…
On 15 May 2011, ICSF released its position paper on the suggestions of US War Crimes Ambassador Stephen Rapp delivered to the Government of Bangladesh regarding the ICT and its governing statute the International Crimes (Tribunals) Act 1973. It has been prepared by the Legal Research Team of ICSF, one of the 21 such teams…
Responding to the need for greater terminological clarity, WCSF (War Crimes Strategy Forum) has changed its name to ICSF (International Crimes Strategy Forum). The term “international crimes” encompasses all kinds of crimes that are currently within the jurisdiction of Bangladesh’s International Crimes (Tribunals) Act 1973, such as: war crimes, genocide, crimes against humanity etc, which prompted this name-change.
From now onwards, the address of ICSF’s main portal page will be:
All URL visits to any of ICSF’s older addresses to any of the sites (eg, E-Library, Media-Archive) will be automatically re-directed.
Thank you. …