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Feb 17, 2013
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 connection with Bangladesh’s 1971 war of independence from Pakistan.
The life sentence pronounced on Abdul Quader Mollah, assistant Secretary General of the Jamaat-e-Islami party, for murder, rape and torture had stunned …
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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 than two months after his disappearance, there is no news about Bali’s whereabouts or condition. The witnesses say he was last seen in police custody.
Delwar Hossain Sayedee, a central executive committee member of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami is …
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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 সাথে বিশ্বাসঘাতকতা করেছে, কোথায় নিজেদেরই কথার উল্টো মেরেছে, হাদিসের নামে রসুলকে কি ভয়াবহ অপমান করেছে ও মুখে মিষ্টি মিষ্টি কথা বলে ভয়ানক এক হিংস্র নারী-বিরোধী প্রগতি-বিরোধী অপতত্ব সৃষ্টি করেছে। কর্মী বাহিনীর অক্লান্ত চেষ্টায় গণসচেতনতা সৃষ্টি হয়েছে, মানুষ সজাগ …
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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. The prosecution completed its arguments on December 27. The court will return a verdict after the defense completes its arguments. Molla’s plea was one of the first ones filed after Chief Justice Nizamul Huq stepped down …
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 an amnesty for abuses committed by both sides.
But speaking on a visit to the restive Himalayan nation, US Assistant Secretary of State Robert Blake said any such commission had to address the victims’ desire for justice.
“A key …
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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 but, eventually, the wider region and beyond.
Using drones to find and kill al-Qaeda leaders already known to U.S. intelligence will not end the war, either. Eventually, the United States will have to find Muslim allies who help …
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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, moguls, feudal lords and tribal chieftains dominated most of Earth’s landmass and population. Wars and famines were commonplace. So it had always been. Democracies had existed in a few old Greek and Italian city-states, but most …
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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 had only recently occupied the area.
The testimony about the infamous massacre of Polish officers might have lessened the tragic fate that befell Poland under the Soviets, some scholars believe. Instead, …
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[Statement of U.S. Congressman Joe Wilson of South Carolina in the House. (This was posted in International Criminal Law Bureau's bloghttp://www.internationallawbureau.com/. 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
Thursday, June 28, 2012
Mr. WILSON of South Carolina.
Mr. Speaker, last week, as a Member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Subcommittee on the Middle East and South Asia, I met Mir Ahmad BinQuasem of Bangladesh. Mir Ahmad informed me that …
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Hon Joe Willson said he thinks the international crimes tribunal has lack of complaine and and intenational standard so the justice may not b done.
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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 Aid and a central figure in setting up the Muslim Council of Britain, fiercely denies any involvement in a number of abductions and “disappearances” during Bangladesh’s …
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War Crime Facts Finding Committee published a list of alleaged criminals who collaboarted with Pakistani army during libeation war. The convenor Dr. M.A Hasan said Bangabondhu did not grant amnesty to those who actively partiiciapated and assisted in arsons, loots , rapes and murders.