Category Archives: Comment

Prof Majibur Rahman (Debdas): A State Honour Long Overdue

…During interrogation In Pakistan army’s custody: Army Captain – ‘What do you mean by genocide?’ Prof Debdas – ‘That which you are committing…’ Professor Majibur Rahman (Debdas) has been named by the Government of Bangladesh as a recipient of the prestigious ‘Ekushey Padak’ (Ekushey Medal) this year, for his contribution to Bangladesh. During the Liberation…

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ICSF’s comment on US’s reaction to ICC’s decision to investigate Israel

In a pathetic display of disregard for justice for international crimes, the United States has once again showed its support for Israel’s war crimes denouncing the International Criminal Court’s recent decision to probe into the alleged atrocities against Palestinian occupied territories. In a statement issued yesterday (16 January 2015), the US has condemned the ICC’s…

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ICSF welcomes ICC’s preliminary probe into Israel’s war crimes in Gaza

International Criminal Court (ICC) at the Hague, which is governed by the Rome Statute, has launched a preliminary probe into Israel’s war crimes in Gaza. International Crimes Strategy Forum (ICSF) welcomes ICC’s move and expresses cautious optimism as this could be a decisive step towards justice through addressing the decades old impunity that persisted in…

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VIOLATED AGAIN: Victims of Sexual Violence of Bangladesh in 1971

Our questions to the organizers are unambiguous and simple: Were the stories of sufferings of countless Bengali girls and women during 1971 not worth telling at the global summit? Don’t the Bengali victims of sexual violence deserve to be recognised and rehabilitated by the world community? When it comes to acknowledging immeasurable crimes committed four decades ago, of all things, time is not on our side.…

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আইনমন্ত্রীর বক্তব্যের প্রত্যুত্তর: “আইনটি পূর্ণাঙ্গ, ট্রাইবুনালে সংগঠনের বিচারে কোন বাধা নেই”

আইনমন্ত্রী দাবী করেছেন – সংশোধিত আন্তর্জাতিক অপরাধ (ট্রাইবুনালস) আইন ১৯৭৩ এ ‘কোন রাজনৈতিক দলকে বিচার করা বা তাকে শাস্তি দেয়ার কোন বিধান নেই’। আইসিএসএফ আইনমন্ত্রীর এই ধারণাকে সঠিক মনে করে না।…

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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.