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Attack on Buddhists ;Top accused Jamaat leader arrested

Friday, January 18, 2013 Police yesterday arrested Shahjalal Chowdhury, the main accused in the case filed for the attack on the Morichcha Dipankur Buddha Bihar under Ukhia upazila of Cox’s Bazar. Shahjalal is the Ukhia upazila chairman and nayeb-e-ameer of Cox’s Bazar Jamaat-e-Islami. Abul Hashem, sub-inspector of Ukhia Police Station, said police arrested him from…

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Is Bangladesh Huntington’s cleft country? The identity illusion.

Dec 02, 2012 Huntington’s ‘The Clash of Civilizations’ as theory suffers uncomplicatedness in comprehension, and can generate allurement en mass. For its vertical unpretentiousness, it could be a useful mannequin for foreign policy strategists. It could be misinterpreted which in turn could make world a lesser safe place endangering the human species. Bangladesh was born…

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Alarming decrease in Hindu population in Bangladesh

by Salah Uddin Shoaib Choudhury September 22, 2012 In past ten years, in comparing to the growth of the total population in Bangladesh,there is an alarming decrease of Hindu population in the country. According to statistics available with the government sources, the proportionate decrease in Hindu population is around nine hundred thousand. The statistics show…

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Rwanda: Belgium Arrests a Local for Genocide Negation

[President Paul Kagame of Rwanda speaking at the anniversary commemoration of the 1994 genocide.(File Photo) (Photo Courtesy Government of Rwanda)] Police in Brussels have arrested a Rwandan opposition politician, Boniface Rutayisire, who on Saturday April 7, tried to protest against the 1994 Genocide against Tutsis in the middle of a busy suburb of Brussels, Belgium.…

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Challenges Facing Religious Minorities in South Asia: a US Congressional Hearing

The US House of Representatives under the auspices of Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission organized a hearing on the continuing plight of religious minorities in South Asia, focusing particularly on Pakistan, India, Bangladesh and Afghanistan. The hearing was held in Canon House Office Building Room No: 340 on March 21, 2012 at 10 AM. The following…

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BNP, Jamaat leaders to face persecution trial

Thu, Dec 1st, 2011 3:41 pm BdST Dhaka, Dec 1 (bdnews24.com)—The government has found 26,352 persons involved with the violent repression on the Hindu minority and opposition activists immediately after the 2001 national elections, the home minister has said. The process to put them on trial after pressing charges against them will begin ‘soon’, Shahara…

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রূপকথার রাক্ষসের প্রাণভোমরা ও যুদ্ধাপরাধীদের বিচার

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গত সোমবার ঢাকার রাজপথে পরিকল্পিতভাবেই পুলিশের ওপর নজিরবিহীন আক্রমণে নেমেছিল জামায়াত-শিবিরের কর্মীরা। সরকারের গোয়েন্দা সংস্থা, পুলিশ বাহিনীর চোখে ধূলো দিয়ে তারা কেবল রাজপথে মিছিলই করেনি, ব্যাপক তাণ্ডবও ঘটিয়েছে। শক্তি প্রদর্শনের অংশ হিসেবে পুলিশের গাড়িসহ ভাঙচুর করেছে অসংখ্য গাড়ি, আহত করেছে পুলিশ ও পথচারীকে। জামায়াত-শিবিরের এ জেহাদি মূর্তিতে অনেকে বিস্মিত হলেও এটি মোটেও অপ্রত্যাশিত ছিল না।…

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Bose is more Pakistani than Jinnah the Quaid

It is possible that Dead Reckoning: Memories of the 1971 Bangladesh War by Sarmila Bose is the definitive impartial account of Bangladesh’s liberation war that the author smugly claims it to be. But if her previous scholarship on 1971 is anything to go by, I wouldn’t count on it. The reason that I doubt her…

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Criticism does not exclude Muslims from the political process

We are disturbed by the visible rise, in some parts of the country, of anti-Muslim bigotry resulting in sporadic attacks on Muslims and their places of worship. We deplore this and condemn it unreservedly. However, the authors of the letter you published (Islamophobia is a threat to democracy, 25 March) are quite wrong to equate legitimate…

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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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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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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.

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