Category Archives: Book

The United Nations in Bangladesh

Thomas Oliver


ISBN: 978-0691605173 Edition: First Pages: 1-254
Princeton Legacy Library

A book about UN activities in Bangladesh during 1971 and aftermath. With infrastructural damages of colossal scale and complete breakdown of agricultural system, newly born Bangladesh faced an unprecedented challenge of feeding a large population and reconstruction. With timely intervention of UN and bold leadership of the newly formed Bangladesh Government, Bangladesh succeeded in averting a humanitarian disaster.…

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List of Media Dispatches in the US Electronic Media during the Nine Months of 1971 Liberation War of Bangladesh: Channels ABC, CBS and NBC

International Crimes Strategy Forum - ICSF


The nine months of Bangladesh Liberation War in 1971 received considerable coverage in sections of the Western news media. This is a compilation of the day-to-day news dispatches from three prominent US TV channels, namely, CBS, NBC and ABC. The aim of this list is to facilitate acquisition of official copies of the news items from their original sources. These chronologically arranged items cover the period between March and December 1971. To retrieve the list from the networks’ database, search keyword “Pakistan” has been used. For the sake of authenticity, all typographical errors and short-hands in the abstracts and other entries are left unedited as they have been originally entered on the channels’ databases.…

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Year of the Vulture

Amita Malik


ISBN: B00XN22ZBE Edition: First Pages: 1-159
Orient Longman

Published in May 1972, this book is based on the author’s visit to the border areas of Bangladesh during 1971 and to Dhaka right after the liberation.…

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১৯৭২ এর বাংলাদেশ সংবিধান (Original Constitution of Bangladesh, 1972)

আবুল খায়ের


This is basically an invaluable compilation of some important legal instruments that includes the original Bengali version of Bangladesh Constitution 1972, The Proclamation of Independence Order 1971, Laws Continuance Enforcement Orders 1971, Provisional Constitution of Bangladesh Order 1972, The Constituent Assembly of Bangladesh Order 1972, Instrument of Surrender and the famous speech delivered on 04 November 1972 by Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in the Legislative Assembly while adopting the newly framed draft Constitution of Bangladesh.…

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Trial of Collaborators

Naziruddin Ahmad


ISBN: B0000E8Q5G Edition: First Pages: 1-121
Book Society

This book is on Bangladesh Collaborators (Special Tribunals) Order, 1972, the first enactment by independent Bangladesh that aimed at prosecuting the local collaborators, who in collaboration with the aggressor Pakistani army were involved in war crimes. The Order covered no less than sixty five old offences under the Penal Code and a new offence, that of being a “collaborator”. The book explains the definition of a collaborator (pages 6-7). In Appendix B, a copy of the Declaration of Independence of Bangladesh can be found.…

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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.