Tag Archives: 1971

Special 3-day online screening of the documentary “Rising Silence”

Join us in a special screening of “Rising Silence”, a documentary on genocidal rapes of 1971 Bangladesh Liberation War Screening: 16 – 18 April 2021 REGISTRATION REQUIRED FOR VIEWING PASSWORD: CLICK HERE “Rising Silence” documents the lives of Bangladeshi women who, among thousands of others, suffered brutal sexual violence half a century ago, during the…

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Q&A on #recognise1971genocide campaign

What is this campaign about? This campaign is about reminding the people of the world and their leaders about the forgotten genocide of 1971, so that lessons can be learned through acknowledgement, pledges can be renewed to prevent future genocides, victims are remembered and honoured, justice and other reckoning initiatives are strengthened. The genocide perpetrated…

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2014 Nora Shariff Memorial Lecture on Justice and Human Rights

The International Crimes Strategy Forum (ICSF) invites you to attend the inaugural Nora Shariff Memorial Lecture on Justice and Human Rights. This year’s lecture will be delivered by the internationally renowned political scientist Dr Gowher Rizvi, who is currently the International Affairs Advisor to the Prime Minister of Bangladesh Mrs Sheikh Hasina Wazed. The lecture…

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CALL TO ALL CONCERNED: Citizens’ silent assembly at the concluding day of the Global Summit

This is a A CALL TO ALL CONCERNED. You are aware that the three-day “Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict 2014” is presently on-going in London. On the concluding day of the summit, i.e. 12 June 2014, we from ICSF (International Crimes Strategy Forum) and Komola Collective have jointly arranged a citizens’ gathering…

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ICSF’s CALL FOR ACTION @ London Global Summit on Sexual Violence in Conflict

[This event has been updated. For an updated version of the event details, please visit this link: This is a CALL FOR ACTION and also a CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS so that we can tell the stories of our “Birangonas” (the war heroines of 1971 Liberation War) before the world. As you already are aware: the London Global…

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VIOLATED AGAIN: Victims of Sexual Violence of Bangladesh in 1971

Our questions to the organizers are unambiguous and simple: Were the stories of sufferings of countless Bengali girls and women during 1971 not worth telling at the global summit? Don’t the Bengali victims of sexual violence deserve to be recognised and rehabilitated by the world community? When it comes to acknowledging immeasurable crimes committed four decades ago, of all things, time is not on our side.…

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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.

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.