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BANGLADESH WAR CRIMES TRIBUNAL THREATENS DEFENCE COUNSEL

22 Oct

INTERNATIONAL CRIMES TRIBUNAL THREATENS DEFENCE COUNSEL

On 21 October, 2012, during the proceedings of ICT  BD Case No.3 of 2011 (Chief Prosecutor v Motiur Rahman Nizami) at the International Crimes Tribunal-1 (“the Tribunal-1”), the Prosecution Witness No. 1, Misbahur Rahman Chowdhury (Chairman of Islami Okkyo Jote, a political party which is member of the Ruling Grand Alliance) verbally abused Mr. Tajul Islam. Continue reading

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Bangladesh War Crimes Tribunal ignores Defence Witnesses’ intimidation by Intelligence Personell

18 Oct

On 17th October 2012, The International Crimes Tribunal No.1 has been specifically informed by the Defence counsels about the intimidations of intelligence personnel to the Defence Witness for Allama Delwar Hossain Sayedee, the Tribunal failed to show any interest for their protection. They have specific powers under the Act & Rules to ensure protection for the witnesses. But that appears to only available to Prosecution witnesses, NOT for the Defense Witness.

The details of what happened on 17.10.2012 are given below Continue reading

Bangladesh Bar Council rebukes harassment of Government Intelligence agencies on the Defence Counsels at the International Crimes Tribunal

11 Oct

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Statement of Mr. Khandker Mahbub Hossain, Vice Chairman Bar Council protesting the action of the Police in conducting a raid in the chambers of a lawyer and harassing lawyers in the discharge of their professional responsibilities: Continue reading