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Riots hit Bangladesh ahead of war crimes verdict

February 05, 2013 AFP Dhaka A man was burnt to death as riots rocked Dhaka ahead of a verdict on Tuesday against a senior Islamist opposition official accused of genocide during Bangladesh’s 1971 war of independence against Pakistan.   Abdul Quader Molla, 64, assistant secretary general of the Jamaat-e-Islami party, could be sentenced to death…

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Quader Mollah verdict Tuesday

04 Feb 2013 Staff Correspondent banglanews24.com DHAKA: The International Crimes Tribunal (ICT)-2 fixed Tuesday for issuing the verdict in the war crimes case against Jamaat leader Abdul Quader Mollah. About all television channels broadcasted the news on Monday morning. But tribunal-2 did not declare the date formally. On January 17, the tribunal led by Obaidul…

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Ghulam Azam’s son concludes, prosecution moves on

2013-02-03 Staff Correspondent The war crimes case against the Jamaat-e-Islami guru has thus far been handled by Prosecutor Zead-Al-Malum who on Sunday stood by to assist Haider Ali. The three-judge International Crimes Tribunal – 1, set up to try crimes against humanity during the 1971 Liberation War, indicted the former Jamaat boss for five war…

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MKA asked to explain by Feb 14

03 Feb 2013 Chief Law and Staff Correspondents banglanews24.com DHAKA: The International Crimes Tribunal (ICT)-2 asked Home minister MK Alamgir to explain within February 14 about his recent remarks over its verdict in war crimes cases against two Jamaat leaders. ICT-2 led by Justice Obaidul Hassan passed the order Sunday following a plea of Jamaat…

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Police, Bangladeshis clash in protests over war crimes trial

Jan 28,2013 At least 50 people including policemen were injured in Bangladesh on Monday as Islamist activists protested against the prosecution of their leaders on charges stemming from a war of independence 40 years ago, police and witnesses said. Protesters set off crude explosives and threw bricks at police who tried to disperse them with…

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Bangladesh’s Kangaroo court puts Muslim leaders on death row for alleged war crimes

January 28, 2013 Al Hittin On January 21st, 2013 a Bangladesh tribunal delivered its first verdict, sentencing Moulana Abul Kalam Azad, a Bangladeshi Islamic cleric to death for crimes against humanity. Azad, who for years presented a widely watched show on Islam on private and state-run television channels, is a former leading light of Bangladesh’s…

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EC won’t act against Jamaat on its own

2013-01-25 Senior Correspondent An Election Commissioner said that the EC would not act on its own, adding that ‘the matter will be dealt with’ if the ICT issued an order. Demand for a ban on Jamaat politics gained momentum after ICT-2 pronounced death verdict for absconding Abul Kalam Azad, aka Bachchu Razakar. The verdict said…

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US urges Bangladesh to hold free, fair trials

23 January 2013 WASHINGTON: The United States urged Bangladesh to hold free and fair trials after a war crimes court sentenced a fugitive TV preacher to death Monday amid allegations the tribunal is politically motivated. The International Crimes Tribunal, a domestic body with no international oversight, ordered Maolana Abul Kalam Azad to be hanged for…

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Shame on!! BBC, Reuters, AP, AFP!!

23 Jan 2013 Zakaria Mondol, Political Editor banglanews24.com DHAKA: Several international news agencies including, BBC, Reuters, AP and AFP, allegedly tried to prove in their reports that notorious Bangladeshi war criminal Abul Kalam Azad alias Bachchu Rajakar was a ‘great person’. The BBC in its report published on January 21 termed this cruel war crimes…

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Azad to be hanged for war crimes

January 21, 2013 Star Online Report The ICT-2 pronounced its maiden verdict on a crimes against humanity case on Monday awarding death sentence to fugitive and expelled Jamaat member Abul Kalam Azad, also known as Bachchu Razakar. The nation had to wait for 41 years for this day. The International Crimes Tribunal-2, set up to…

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Bangladeshi cleric Azad sentenced to death for war crimes

63-year-old cleric Abul Kalam Azad, a former member of Bangladesh’s biggest Islamist party Jamaat-e-Islami and founder of a major Islamic charity, was found guilty Monday of torture, rape and genocide committed during the independence struggle in 1971. The judges accused him of having collaborated with Pakistani forces in the murder of Hindus, who are a…

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War crimes verdict of Bachchu Razakar Monday

January 20, 2013 Star Online Report The International Crimes Tribunal-2, designed to try the war crimes suspects, will deliver its maiden verdict on Monday with the judgement of expelled Jamaat member Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, known as Bachchu Razakar. AKM Nasiruddin Mahmud, registrar of the ICT, disclosed the information to reporters at his office on…

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Archive I: Media Archive

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

Archive II: ICT Documentation

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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