ICSF and Komola Collective Conducts Session on 1971 Sexual Violence at HRSS

[PDF Download link: English | Bengali ] On 1 October 2017, the International Crimes Strategy Forum (ICSF), in partnership with Komola Collective, conducted an exclusive session on ‘Addressing Sexual Violence of 1971 Liberation War of Bangladesh’ at the 18th Human Rights Summer School (HRSS) organized by the Empowerment through Law of the Common People (ELCOP). This years’ HRSS has…

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Confronting Genocide in Myanmar: ICSF Statement

[PDF Download link: English] We are deeply concerned at the ongoing genocide of the Rohingya population in Myanmar, and the ensuing humanitarian crisis which has led nearly half a million refugees to cross the border into Bangladesh in the last three weeks. We seek an immediate end to this deepening humanitarian catastrophe, acknowledgement of the rights…

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ICSF Presents 3 Papers on Bangladesh Genocide at Warwick’s Critical Legal Conference

[PDF Download link: English | Bengali ] On 2 September 2017, a four-member panel of the International Crimes Strategy Forum (ICSF) chaired by the organisation’s Founder and Trustee Dr Rayhan Rashid presented three papers on Bangladesh at the Critical Legal Conference at the University of Warwick, UK. The other panel members included ICSF Trustee M Sanjeeb Hossain, and members…

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ICSF’s Academic and Community Engagements on Genocide at 3 Australian Cities

[PDF Download link: English | Bengali ] Between 9-13 July 2017, a four-member team of the International Crimes Strategy Forum (ICSF) comprising of Dr Ahmed Ziauddin, Dr Rayhan Rashid, M Sanjeeb Hossain and Barrister Shah Ali Farhad attended the 13th Meeting of the International Association of Genocide Scholars in Brisbane, Australia (“the IAGS Conference 2017”). This happens to be…

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ICSF presents 3 papers on ICT at the YCC Global Conference in Istanbul

[PDF Download link: English | Bengali ] A three member panel of International Crimes Strategy Forum (ICSF) recently presented three papers on the International Crimes Tribunal of Bangladesh (ICT-BD) at the Sixth Annual YCC Global Conference. Organized by the Younger Comparativists Committee (YCC) of the American Society of Comparative Law, the conference took place at the Koç University Law…

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Q&A on #recognise1971genocide campaign

What is this campaign about? This campaign is about reminding the people of the world and their leaders about the forgotten genocide of 1971, so that lessons can be learned through acknowledgement, pledges can be renewed to prevent future genocides, victims are remembered and honoured, justice and other reckoning initiatives are strengthened. The genocide perpetrated…

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ICSF calls for immediate action to preserve all mass graves of 1971

[PDF Download link: English | Bengali ] International Crimes Strategy Forum (ICSF) is an independent global network of experts and activists working in the interest of justice for the victims of international crimes, and has long campaigned for the recognition of the Bangladesh Genocide. ICSF firmly believes that preserving important sites relating to the Liberation War of 1971, such…

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Roadmap for ’71 Genocide Recognition: 7-prong Strategy for BD Govt

[PDF Download link: English | Bengali ] [Access to classified war archives of India — Engaging with international organisations, foreign governments — Genocide Risk Education — Sites preservation — Knowledge base development — Supporting citizen initiatives at home and abroad] The 25th of March 1971 marked the beginning of a nine-month long genocide and other international crimes against the…

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On Genocide Day

International Crimes Strategy Forum (ICSF) welcomes the move by the Parliament of Bangladesh declaring March 25-th as the national commemoration day for genocide of 1971 that was perpetrated by the invading Pakistani military and their collaborators during the Liberation War of the country. ICSF takes this opportunity to thank all the members of Parliament present…

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ANNOUNCEMENT: ICSF Trustee Board formed

We are very pleased to announce that the International Crimes Strategy Forum (ICSF) has formed its first Board of Trustees. The 3-member Trustee Board is composed of Dr Ahmed Ziauddin, Mr M Sanjeeb Hossain, and Dr Rayhan Rashid. Towards achieving ICSF’s vision and strategic missions, the newly formed body is entrusted with assignments of streamlining…

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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 IV: Memories

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