Tag Archives: war criminals

A candle for hope

2013-02-14 Staff Correspondent, The morning began with the usual national anthem ‘Amar Shonar Bangla… Ami Tomay Bhalobashi’ at 6:05am. That was followed by the usual slogans demanding execution of war criminals. Wednesday saw young men and women dressed to greet the first day of spring ‘Pohela Falgun’. The spirit of spring continued on Thursday.…

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Jamaat to intrude into AL: Humayun

25 Jan 2013 Staff Correspondent DHAKA: Ruling Awami League (AL) Advisory Council member advocate Yusuf Hossain Humayun said Jamaat members are trying to intrude into his party to foil the ongoing trial of the war criminals. He came up with such observation while addressing a programme at National Press Club on Friday. Bangabandhu Academy,…

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Khaleda shell-shocked by war crimes verdict: Matia

2013-01-23 Dhaka: Agriculture Minister and Awami League Presidium Member Matia Chowdhury on Wednesday said BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia is shell-shocked by the maiden war crimes trial verdict against a leader of its ally Jamaat-e-Islami. She said although the country’s people have hailed the verdict against Abul Kalam Azad alias Bachchu Razakar, Khaleda Zia and BNP…

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BD war crimes: Azad sentenced to death

January 21, 2013 Maolana Abul Kalam Azad, who has been on the run for about a year, is the first person to be convicted by the International Crimes Tribunal (ICT) created by the country’s government to try suspected war criminals. Azad was found guilty of seven out of eight charges including genocide, murder and rape,…

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‘You can’t save war criminals’

Dhaka, Dec 27 (—Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday said BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia will not succeed in ‘her attempts to ‘save’ the suspected war criminals. “I would like to make it clear, you [Khaleda Zia] tried to protect the killers of Bangabandhu, but failed. The trials of the war criminals will finish. They will…

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Blockade designed to save war criminals: PM

Sheikh HasinaUNB, Dhaka Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday blasted the opposition for “enforcing countrywide road blockade to save the war criminals” at a time when the country is in a mood to celebrate the series victory against formidable West Indies in ODI cricket. “We achieved another victory in the month of victory over the…

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It’s for saving war criminals

PM flays Khaleda for Dec 9 road blockade; says no question of declaring emergency Staff Correspondent Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday launched a blistering attack on Opposition Leader Khaleda Zia for her remarks that the government may declare a state of emergency to cling to power. Khaleda, also BNP chief, on Wednesday at a rally…

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International community urged to stop ‘summary executions’ in Bangladesh

Wednesday 31 October 2012 5:36 pm The trial of Jamaat-e-Islami and BNP leaders in Bangladesh as war criminals has divided the Muslim country. Supporters of the ruling Awami League government alleged the arrested opposition leaders were behind the killings, rapes and other atrocities that occurred during the 1971 liberation war while opponents insist that the trials…

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Cross-examination of PWs in 3 war crimes cases nearing end

The trial of three alleged war criminals is almost in the last stage with cross-examination of the prosecution witnesses (PW) in these cases nearing completion at the International Crimes Tribunal (ICT). These three are – former ameer of Jamaat-e-Islami Ghulam Azam, nayeb-e-ameer of the party Delwar Hossain Sayedee and assistant secretary general Abdul Quader Mollah.…

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Raise voice against move to protect war criminals PM asks sector commanders

A delegation of Sector Commanders’ Forum led by Maj Gen (retd) KM Safiullah calls on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at Prime Minister’s Office in the city yesterday. Photo: PID Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday urged the Sector Commanders’ Forum (SCF) to mobilise public opinion against the “opposition’s move” to protect the war criminals. She made…

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Trial obstruction to invite legal action

JS passes resolution for new law after drama; law ministry’s views ignored Staff Correspondent Parliament yesterday passed a resolution calling upon the government to enact a law to take action against those obstructing the ongoing war crimes trial. The resolution was adopted despite opposition from the Ministry of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs, which is…

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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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