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A Response to Morris Davis’s piece on the ICT

This is one of the responses shared with us from people around the world who are keen about the ongoing justice process in Bangladesh set up to end impunity for the international crimes that have been perpetrated during the country’s Liberation War of 1971. The following letter is a response by Arman Rashid, a concerned…

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‘Think it Through, Benches is the Answer’

This article is based on the position paper titled ‘Think it Through, Benches is the Answer’ – A Legal and Strategic Analysis of the Government’s Stance on Setting up Additional Tribunals, which is based on an internal memorandum prepared by the International Crimes Strategy Forum (ICSF – www.icsforum.org) in January 2012 to communicate the concerns…

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Stephen Rapp: Of misconceptions, unrealistic expectations and double standards

[Full text of ICSF’s position paper on this issue is available for download from this link]. - The United States Ambassador-at-Large for War Crimes Issues Mr. Stephen Rapp first arrived in Bangladesh on 10 January 2011 at the invitation of the Bangladesh government. Subsequently on 21 March 2011, Mr. Rapp issued a letter to foreign…

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Things Lord Avebury Failed to Mention and Clarify

Things Lord Avebury Failed to Mention and Clarify

It has now become a missed opportunity, and perhaps, made these discussions much more difficult to take place in future, since IBA too is now considered to have compromised its independence by attending this dubious seminar organised by a political lobby that represents the war criminals. We, who care about 1971 and the victims of…

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