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Published: 2013-01-17 16:57:25.0 Updated: 2013-01-17 16:57:25.0
Law Minister Shafique Ahmed on Thursday said three of the ongoing cases at the two International Crimes Tribunals are awaiting verdict.
Several prosecutors at the ICTs, led by Chief Prosecutor Ghulam Arieff Tipoo, met the Minister at the Secretariat to inform him on the progress of the ongoing trials.
“The prosecutors have told me that three cases are awaiting verdicts, 11 more are under investigation and 12 other cases are pending at the tribunals,” Ahmed said.
The minister reiterated that no-one will be able to impede the trials.
Several top Jamaat-e-Islami …
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January 15, 2013
The International Crimes Tribunal-1 yesterday ordered a counsel for war crimes accused Salauddin Quader Chowdhury to explain why contempt of court proceeding should not be initiated against him ‘for interfering in the tribunal’s proceedings’.
Serving a show-cause notice on defence counsel Fakhrul Islam, the tribunal asked him to reply on February 6. The notice was issued in response to a petition filed by Fakhrul.
The lawyer filed the petition against the backdrop of an alleged Skype conversation between the tribunal’s former chairman Justice Md Nizamul Huq and expatriate legal …
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By Subir Bhaumik | Jan 14, 2013, 12.00 AM IST
Last month, the street protests were back with a vengeance in Bangladesh. The 18-party opposition alliance led by the Bangladesh Nationalist Party(BNP) said it would not “return from the streets” until the caretaker system for holding elections was restored. Two nationwide strikes and a countrywide road blockade marked the week ending with Victory Day celebrations on December 15-16. After a breather during the second half of December, to allow unhindered celebrations of the “Victory Day” that rekindles the passions of the 1971 Liberation War, the BNP-led opposition is back …
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January 6, 2013
Jamaat leader Maulana Abdus SubhanStar Online Report
The ICT-1 on Sunday extended the final report submitting time against war crimes suspect Jamaat leader Maulana Abdus Subhan by February 18.
Subhan allegedly committed crimes against humanity during the 1971 Liberation War.
International Crimes Triubnal-1 extended the date as Prosecutor Ziad Al-Malum told the tribunal that they will submit a progress report at 2:00pm (today) appealing for two more months for completing the investigation.
On November 11, 2012 the tribunal asked the prosecution to submit the probe or progress report on Jamaat’s Nayeb-e-Ameer Subhan …
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Dhaka, Dec 24 (bdnews24.com)—International Crime Strategy Forum (ICSF), a global coalition of independent activists and organisations supporting trials of war criminals in Bangladesh, on Monday said ‘confusion’ is being created over the Skype conversation between a justice and a Brussels-based academic to halt the trial.
The forum, which identifies itself as a network to observe, follow and assist the war crimes trial that began four decades after Bangladesh’s independence, also believes Jamaat-e-Islami is involved in the conspiracy as its six top leaders …
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Dhaka, Dec 24 (bdnews24.com)ï¿½Law Minister Shafique Ahmed on Monday said the people who were against the trials of the war criminals and criminals who committed crimes against humanity were making desperate attempts to delay them.
During a meeting with former State Minister Lutfu Esengun of Turkey, he said the quarter had also appointed lobbyist in foreign countries.
Ahmed said, “Those who are against the trials are carrying out different propagandas to thwart the trials. To do this, they are also using different foreign …
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Dhaka, Dec 2 (bdnews24.com) —Jamaat-e-Islami leader Delwar Hossain Sayedee’s chief defence counsel reiterated on Sunday that the war crimes investigator was completely unreliable.
Abdur Razzaq, himself a Jamaat Assistant Secretary General, argued that the investigator, ASP Helal Uddin, had claimed to have recorded statements of three famous persons, “Which they later denied.”
The senior lawyer also dwelt upon the weakness of the prosecution’s charges. Razzaq said the elements — widespread and systematic — of war crimes were not proven.
Razzaq said it had to be proven in Sayedee’s case that the atrocities in …
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Publication Date : 06-11-2012
At least 260 people, 54 of them policemen, were injured as leaders and activists of Jamaat-e-Islami and its student wing Islami Chhatra Shibir fought pitched battles with law enforcers in the capital and 10 other districts in the country yesterday.
The clashes erupted when police intercepted the processions that the Jamaat and Shibir activists brought out capital Dhaka and elsewhere, demanding the immediate release of Jamaat leaders, including the nine arrested on war crimes charges.
The other districts where the Jamaat-Shibir men clashed with the police are Dinajpur, Thakurgaon, …
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People’s hope for completion of the ongoing war crimes trial is diminishing despite some significant progress in the proceedings on a few cases as the tenure of the present government is nearing its end.
The recent tensions in the political arena centring various other issues are also adding to people’s scepticism about the ultimate fate of the trial.
Meanwhile, those who opposed Bangladesh’s independence in 1971 and are now opposing the trial process are becoming more and more confident that the trial will come to a halt with a change in the …
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On Sunday, the British broadsheet The Daily Mail, reported that Bangladeshi prosecution investigators connected to the International Crime Tribunals-Bangladesh had finished their investigations into the suspected war crimes of Chowdhury Mueen-Uddin and Ashrafuzzaman Khan. After the Liberation War of 1971, both men escaped the newly formed state of Bangladesh looking for shelter in the West. Mueen-Uddin went to the United Kingdom and Khan to the United States.
The pair had allegations of war crimes, torture and murder hanging over them, however they managed to build successful lives in their self-imposed exiles. …
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Dhaka, Oct 15 (bdnews24.com)—Jamaat-e-Islami guru Ghulam Azam’s defence on Monday submitted a handwritten list of four defence witnesses backtracking from its position not to disclose the names of witnesses.
The first war crimes tribunal of Bangladesh had ordered the defence lawyers to submit names of 12 witnesses that they intended to put on the stand against the prosecution’s 16, including the war crimes investigator.
The defence had earlier submitted a list of almost 3,000 witnesses — 2,939 to be exact — for the former Jamaat chief.
Azam is alleged to have played a …
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স্টাফ রিপোর্টার ॥ একাত্তরের মানবতাবিরোধী অপরাধের অভিযোগে আটক জামায়াতে ইসলামীর সহকারী সেক্রেটারি জেনারেল আব্দুল কাদের মোল্লার বিরুদ্ধে প্রসিকিউশন পক্ষের দশম সাক্ষী সৈয়দ আব্দুল কাইয়ুম তাঁর জবানবন্দীতে বলেন, আমি মারা গেছি মনে করে বাড়িতে আমার কুলখানিও হয়ে গিয়েছিল। সোমবার চেয়ারম্যান বিচারপতি এটিএম ফজলে কবিরের নেতৃত্বে তিন সদস্যের আন্তর্জাতিক অপরাধ ট্রাইব্যুনাল-২ এ সাক্ষী তার জবানবন্দী প্রদান করেন। পরে এ মামলার কার্যক্রম আগামী ২৩ সেপ্টেম্বর পর্যন্ত মুলতবি করে আদালত। ওই দিন আসামি পক্ষের আইনজীবী সাক্ষীকে জেরা …