David Bergman: Now and then

David Bergman who made documentary in 1995 on the brutal atrocities on the Bengali people during 1971 liberation war by Pakistan Occupation Forces and their local collaborators that brought forth the demand of war crimes trial once again and [...]
A timeline that represents the war criminal trial started from the Bangabandhu era, carried later by Jahanara Imam and going to end by Sheikh Hasina.

February 5th, a reminiscence

Today is 5th February. The entire country roared because Kader Mollah wasn’t given a death penalty. Mass rising (Gonojagoron) started; “Projonmo chatter” was created. Hundreds of thousand people joined that Gonojagoron. Everyone had one [...]

Democracy International (DI) shows Awami League would have won the January 5 elections with at least a 5.8% margin

Image: Possible votes on Jan 5. Post-election poll funded by USAID and DFID and carried out by US based Democracy International (DI) shows Awami League would have won the January 5 elections with at least a 5.8% margin even if BNP-Jamaat had [...]

ICSF lauds European Parliament’s Resolution

International Crimes Strategy Forum (ICSF) lauds European Parliament’s resolution on 16 January 2014 (2014/2516(RSP)) for correctly assessing the overall political situation in Bangladesh surrounding the recent General Election and the trials [...]

A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

Photo: Chowdhury Mueen-Uddin (left) with the Prince of Wales during a visit to the Markfield Islamic Foundation, Leicestershire, in 2003 (Picture: PA). The now infamous photograph of Prince Charles being flanked by Chowdhury Mueen Uddin and [...]


London, Wednesday, August 7. Bangladesh Ministers and other senior figures from the Government, Navy and emergency response services will meet representatives of the International Maritime Rescue Federation (IMRF) in Dhaka next week to discuss [...]

Don’t put all your eggs in one basket

In the 1970s, Henry Kissinger, the former US Secretary of State, said that Bangladesh was a ‘basket case’ an ungovernable and chaotic nation with little prospect of succeeding into a viable nation state. He was wrong, flatly wrong; however [...]

Bloggers Detained in Bangladesh for Alleged Blasphemous Contents

It has been confirmed that the Detective Branch of Bangladesh Police has detained three bloggers- Rasel Parvez, Mashiur Rahman Biplob & Subrata Adhikari Shuvo yesterday night for their alleged write-ups demeaning Islam and Prophet Muhammad. [...]

Legal Framework of the ICT and Due Process standards

This post outlines the basic legal framework of the International Crimes Tribunal (Bangladesh), its institutions, personnel, its processes, standards and fair trial attributes. Pro-71 activists may find this piece useful in addressing and countering [...]

Walking for Justice

Photo: Walking for Justice Team. A nation started walking in 1971. The country, Bangladesh creed for justice for 42 years. After all these years finally the time has arrived. International Crimes Tribunals (ICT) Bangladesh was set up in 2009 [...]