Category Archives: United States

Bangladesh amends war crimes law, mulls banning Islamists

Feb 17, 2013 Anis Ahmed Tens of thousands of demonstrators jamming central Shahbag Square for the 13th day burst into cheers amid driving rain as the assembly approved the changes. The protesters have been demanding the death penalty for war crimes after a tribunal this month sentenced a prominent Islamist to life in prison in…

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Bangladesh: Find Abducted Witness Reveal Steps Taken to Locate Shukho Ranjan Bali

JANUARY 16, 2013 (New York, January 17, 2013) – The Bangladeshi authorities should immediately explain what actions they have taken to locate Shukho Ranjan Bali, a witness who defense lawyers and witnesses say was abducted from the gates of the war crimes courthouse in Dhaka on November 5, 2012, Human Rights Watch said today. More…

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শিবিরকে পিটিয়ে ঠিক করে দেব?

হাসান মাহমুদ, টরন্টো থেকে বুধবার, ০৯ জানুয়ারি ২০১৩ আকাশকুসুম তত্বকথা নয়,বাস্তবের কথা বলছি। দেশের প্রত্যন্ত গ্রামাঞ্চলে প্রায় এক বছর ধরে এক পাইলট প্রজেক্টে কাজ করছে একাগ্র এক কর্মীবাহিনী। গবেষণা বই ও মুভি’র মাধ্যমে ইসলামী ও জামাতি কেতাব থেকে কয়েকশ’ দলিল দিয়ে দেখানো হচ্ছে জামাতের ইসলাম অর্থাৎ মৌদুদিবাদ কোরানের কোন কোন আয়াতকে বিকৃত করেছে, কোথায় রসুলের…

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Bangladesh war crimes tribunal rejects retrial plea by Jamaat-e-Islami leader

January 07, 2013 [JURIST] The second International Crimes Tribunal Bangladesh (ICTB) [Facebook page] rejected a plea on Monday from Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) [official website; GlobalSecurity backgrounder] Assistant Secretary General Abdul Quader Molla for a re-trial. Justice Obaidul Hassan of the ICTB rejected [bdnews24 report] the petition for re-trial and ordered the defense to commence with arguments.…

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US urges Nepal to ‘do more’ to pursue war criminals

9/12/2012 The United States has urged Nepal to work harder for justice over atrocities committed during the country’s 10-year civil war after striking the ruling Maoist party off its terror blacklist. Nepal’s leaders are setting up a Truth and Reconciliation Commission to investigate wartime killings, torture and forced disappearances and are considering proposals to grant…

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11.03.2012 Cassidy Senior Advisor and former Pakistani Ambassador to the United States Husain Haqqani answers why the United States needs Muslim allies in an editorial in The Washington Post . American foreign policy is not making enough of an effort to contain Islamist extremism, and the consequences are likely to roil not only Afghanistan and Pakistan…

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The audacity of democracy

Op-Ed The audacity of democracy 225 years ago, the U.S. Constitution gave birth to a new era of human history. By Akhil Reed Amar September 16, 2012 Monday marks the 225th anniversary of the turning point of the world — the hinge of modern human history. On Sept. 16, 1787, kings, czars, sultans, princes, emperors,…

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Memos reveal U.S. hushed up Soviet war crime

September 16, 2012 WARSAW, Poland – The American POWs sent secret coded messages to Washington with news of a Soviet atrocity: In 1943 they saw rows of corpses in an advanced state of decay in the Katyn forest, on the western edge of Russia, proof that the killers could not have been the Nazis who…

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Bangladesh War Crimes Trial & U.S. Congressman

[Statement of U.S. Congressman Joe Wilson of South Carolina in the House. (This was posted in International Criminal Law Bureau's blog A comment to that was sent in July 31, 2012.] E1176       CONGRESSIONAL RECORD—Extensions of Remarks      June 28, 2012 JUSTICE FOR MIR QUASEM ALI HON. JOE WILSON OF SOUTH CAROLINA IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES…

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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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Archives news reports, opinions, editorials published in different media outlets from around the world on 1971, International Crimes Tribunal and the justice process.

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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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