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3 war crimes cases await verdict: Law Minister

Staff Correspondent,  bdnews24.com 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…

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Contempt plea against SQ Chy’s counsel

January 15, 2013 Staff Correspondent 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…

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Stand off between Bangladesh govt and opposition is deepening tensions

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…

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Report submit time on Subhan extended till Feb 18

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…

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Skype talks hacking aims to halt war crimes trial’

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,…

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Desperate bid to delay trial: Shafique

Dhaka, Dec 24 (bdnews24.com)�Law 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…

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‘War crimes investigator unreliable’

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…

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Islamists clash with cops across Bangladesh over war crimes trial

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…

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War crimes trial’s fate frustrates people

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…

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Chowdhury Mueen-Uddin: Killer?

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.…

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Ghulam Azam’s defence lists 4 witnesses

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…

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কামারুজ্জামানের নেতৃত্বে আমার বাবাকে হত্যা করা হয়

মঙ্গলবার, ১৮ সেপ্টেম্বর ২০১২, ৩ আশ্বিন ১৪১৯ যুদ্ধাপরাধী বিচার সাক্ষী জিয়াউল ইসলামের সাক্ষ্য 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…

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