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ব্রিটিশ পার্লামেন্টে বাংলাকে জাতিসংঘের ভাষা স্বীকৃতির প্রস্তাব

তারিখ: ১৭-০১-২০১৩ বাংলাকে জাতিসংঘের অন্যতম ভাষা হিসেবে স্বীকৃতির দাবিকে সমর্থন দিতে ব্রিটিশ সরকারের প্রতি আহ্বান জানিয়েছে সে দেশের পার্লামেন্ট। নিম্নকক্ষ হাউস অব কমন্সে এ বিষয়ে একটি প্রস্তাব পেশ করা হয়েছে। ‘আর্লি ডে মোশন’ নামে পরিচিত এ প্রস্তাবের পক্ষে এ পর্যন্ত ১৫ জন এমপি সমর্থন জানিয়েছেন। হাউস অব কমন্সে বার্মিংহাম হল গ্রিনের এমপি লেবার পার্টির রজার…

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UK rewrites war crimes law at Israel’s request

The UK has changed its laws to shield Israeli war crimes suspects from prosecution. (Inbal Rose /MaanImages) Legal mechanisms developed after the end of the Second World War to more easily prosecute war criminals are now being taken off the books to preserve Israeli impunity from accountability. In the aftermath of the Holocaust and other…

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Britain loves a war criminal

Is there any better demonstration of our ability to normalise the unthinkable than the continued omnipresence of Alastair Campbell in British public life? Ten years and one day ago, on 24 September 2002, the British Government released its propagandistic dossier on Iraq’s weapons of mass destruction. A year later, Campbell was obliged to resign, in…

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‘Ascending’ nationalism: the failure of politics and climbing Everest in Bangladesh

17 September 2012 Mubashar Hasan In the past two years, four young Bangladeshi, including two women, scaled Mount Everest, becoming national heroes. More importantly, these individuals also became powerful political symbols, used on various sides, to disguise the failure of politics in Bangladesh. Four young Bangladeshi mountaineers made their country proud when they hoisted the…

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Treatment of Assange

The Australian August 17, 2012 12:00AM I AM no fan of the narcissist Julian Assange, or of the reckless way he exposed anti-Taliban informants in his all-consuming crusade against the US and the confidentiality of international diplomacy. His impressive intellect leaves him without the excuse of ignorance or naivete regarding the consequences of his actions. However,…

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Trying Accused of War Crimes Living in UK

There is an apparent suggestion that prosecutors are about to lodge complaint after completing their investigation against a UK national of Bangladeshi origin for his alleged crime against humanity. Prosecutors along with the Law Minister of Bangladesh have vowed to bring all accused of war crimes no matter where they live, to book. While talking…

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Leading British Muslim leader faces war crimes charges in Bangladesh

One of Britain’s most important Muslim leaders is to be charged with war crimes, investigators and officials have told The Sunday Telegraph [Chowdhury Mueen-Uddin, left, with the Prince of Wales at the Markfield Islamic Foundation, Leics] Chowdhury Mueen-Uddin, director of Muslim spiritual care provision in the NHS, a trustee of the major British charity Muslim…

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British Muslim leader faces war crimes charges in Bangladesh over murders during country’s independence struggle

Mueen-Uddin allegedly linked to crimes during 1970s Faces death sentence if convicted One of Britain’s top Muslim activists is facing war crimes charges in Bangladesh. Chowdhury Mueen-Uddin, the director of Muslim spiritual care provision in the NHS and a trustee of the charity Muslim Aid, is accused of involvement in the abduction and murder of…

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Sunday Telegraph Article by Andrew Gilligan on Bangladesh War Crimes – My Full Response To Questions

The letter below was sent following a request to respond to allegations against Mr. Chowdhury Mueen-Uddin. Part of my response was printed in the Sunday Telegraph but significant parts were not included. For that reason the letter is reproduced here. Andrew Gilligan Sunday Telegraph Subject: Chowdhury Mueen-Uddin Dear Mr. Gilligan, As you may be aware…

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EU court: UK can extradite 5 terror suspects to US

PARIS (AP) — Britain can extradite a radical Muslim cleric and four other suspects to the United States to face terrorism charges, Europe’s human rights court ruled Tuesday. The case centering on Mustafa Kamal Mustafa, also known as Abu Hamza al-Masri, considered Britain’s most recognizable extremist, has been closely watched as a sign of Europe’s…

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লন্ডনে চ্যানেল এস`র অপপ্রচার: অফকমের হুঁশিয়ারি

ঢাকা: লন্ডনপ্রবাসী সাংবাদিক আনাস পাশাকে হলুদ সাংবাদিক বলে প্রচার করায় লন্ডনভিত্তিক ‘চ্যানেল এস’ কর্তৃপক্ষকে কঠোর ভাষায় হুঁশিয়ার করে দিয়েছে ব্রিটেনের কমিউনিকেশন রেগুলেটরি সংস্থা ‘অফকম’।  আনাস পাশা বাংলানিউজটোয়েন্টিফোর.কমের লন্ডন প্রতিনিধি। সাধারণ টিভি দর্শকদের করা অভিযোগের তদন্ত শেষে প্রকাশিত এক রিপোর্টে অফকম এই হুঁশিয়ারি উচ্চারণ করে। গত বছরের ১৩ মে বাংলাদেশের বিরোধী দলীয় নেত্রী খালেদা জিয়ার লন্ডন…

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

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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.

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