Bangladesh war crimes court ask top Islamist leader to appear or face arrest

The International Crimes Tribunal (ICT) on Monday asked Islamist Jamaat-e-Islami party former chief Golam Azam to appear before the court on January 11 or face arrest. Justice Nizamul Haque Nasim issued an order after accepting formal charges against Azam who is blamed for crime against humanity during the bloody war of independence of Bangladesh in [...]

Bangladesh begins trial of Islamist for war crimes

After 40 years Bangladesh has began trial of war crimes suspects on Monday, mostly Islamist leaders who acted as henchmen of Pakistan army during the bloody war of independence of Bangladesh in 1971. The prosecutor Syed Rezaur Rahman in the first-ever prosecution, placed 88 pages of the statement in International Crimes tribunal against Islamic cleric [...]

Bangladesh blamed for harassment of war crimes suspects defense lawyers, witnesses

Bangladesh authorities have been blamed for harassment, intimidated and threats to defense lawyers and witnesses of the suspects detained for war crimes. New York based Human Rights Watch in a statement issued on Wednesday urged the Bangladesh government to investigate threats to defense lawyers and witnesses in cases at the International Crimes Tribunal (ICT) and [...]

Human Rights Watch reports terrror from anti-Qadhafi squads

Militias from the city of Misrata are terrorizing the displaced residents of the nearby town of Tawergha, accusing them of having committed atrocities with Gaddafi forces in Misrata, Human Rights Watch said today. The entire town of 30,000 people is abandoned – some of it ransacked and burned – and Misrata brigade commanders say the [...]

Khadhafi killing: A successful UAV mission

On Thursday, Col. Moamar Khadhafi’s military convoy was bombed by an American predator drone and then attacked by French jets before the deposed dictator was finally apprehended and killed by rebel fighters, the Pentagon disclosed yesterday. As the war on terrorist groups continues and transnational organized crime organizations become more powerful, these drones will become [...]

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