Tag Archive: war crimes trials

Sep 04

Mir Quasem Ali buried in Manikganj: In Pictures and Video

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Mir Quasem Ali was laid to rest near his birthplace at Harirampur upazila, Manikganj, Dhaka. Although police laid strong restrictions on use of cameras/video during the janazah itself, people have begum thronging to the grave of the deceased to pay their final respects. Below is a video of a prayer session after janazah attended by …

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Sep 04

Statement by ABIM #Malaysia on execution of #MirQuasem Ali in #Bangladesh

Statement by ABIM Malaysia on execution of Mir Quasem Ali in Bangladesh “Innalillahi wa inna ilaiji raaji’oon” Muslim Youth Movement Malaysia (ABIM) STRONGLY CONDEMNS the fascist Bangladesh Government for unjustly executed Jamaat Central Leader Al Marhum Mir Quasem Ali last night. This execution is clearly a sign of the downfall of the nation which is …

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May 19

Final Moments of Mohammad Kamaruzzaman: Recollections of a witness

The following was recollected by Atiqur Rahman, the Secretary General of Bangladesh Islami Chhatra Shibir at a program in Dhaka in the aftermath of the hanging of Kamaruzzaman. He mentioned that this was shared with him by a senior leader, who had heard it from a senior official at Dhaka Central Jail. Final moments of …

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Nov 22

Trial of Mohammad Kamaruzzaman in Bangladesh: Justice Denied

[This article originally appeared on the World Bulletin and is being re-produced here with the authors permission for the blog readers] On the 10th of the Bengali month of Srabon in 1971, a terrible massacre took place at the village of Shohagpur, which lies deep inside Jamalpur district inside Bangladesh, a few miles away from …

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Nov 22

Dissecting Mir Quasem Ali verdict: Charge number 2

 [Abduction, confinement and torture of Lutfar Rahman Faruk and Seraj on 19 November, 1971] Summary Charge: This charge involves the event of forcible picking up of Lutfar Rahman Faruk and Seraj on 19 November, 1971 at about 2.00 p.m. by the Pakistani invading force and Al-Badar members under leadership of accused Mir Quasem Ali from …

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Nov 13

Transcript of US ambassador Rapp statement on Kamaruzzaman trial

Note: This is an article reposted from the Bangladesh War Crimes Tribunal blog by journalist David Bergman. A relevant article by New Age has been posted within this article.  Two days ago the US Ambassador for Global Justice gave a conference call to a journalist from Prothom Alo newspaper and one from New Age (myself) …

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