Tag Archive: War Crimes

Sep 04

Prayer for Bangladesh – between hope and fear #WeAreMirQuasemAli

Ajmal Masroor September 3, 2016 I am traveling at the moment and it is said that the prayer of a traveler is readily accepted by God so I am about to pray for the oppressed and desperate people of the world. Bangladesh, a country of my birth is on the list for my prayers to …

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Sep 04

Statement by Toby Cadman on execution of Mir Quasem Ali

STATEMENT Today, 3 September 2016, in proceeding to execute Mir Quasem Ali, the Bangladesh Government has again shown itself as being prepared to ignore its obligations under the various international treaties to which it is a State Party, prepared to ignore the repeated concerns of the international community, and prepared to ignore the most fundamental …

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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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Sep 01

Amnesty International asks Bangladesh govt. to halt imminent execution of Mir Quasem Ali after unfair trial

August 30, 2016 The Bangladesh authorities must halt the imminent execution of a senior political leader who has been sentenced to death following a deeply flawed trial, Amnesty International said today. “The people of Bangladesh deserve justice for crimes committed during the War of Independence. The continued use of the death penalty will not achieve …

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Sep 01

Lord Carlile statement after defence petition for review of Mir Quasem Ali death sentence dismissed #Bangladesh

The following is the statement by British parliament lord, The Lord Carlile of Berriew QC CBEp after the defence petition for review of Mir Quasem Ali death sentence was rejected by Supreme Court Apellate division on 30th August, 2016. STATEMENT Lord Carlile regrets the decision of the Bangladeshi Supreme Court to dismiss the defence petition …

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Sep 01

35 members of European Parliament urge Hasina to stop death sentence of Mir Quasem Ali

35 members of the European Parliament have written a letter to Hasina urging to stop the death sentence of Mir Quasem Ali. The letter is reproduced below as follows, Member of European Parliament Dear Prime Minister Hasina, We write to express our concern of the unlawfulness of the legal procedures at the Bangladesh International Crimes …

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Aug 17

BHRC and Bar Council raise concerns over abduction of Bangladeshi lawyer Mir Ahmad Bin Quasem (English and Bangla)

The Bar Council and Bar Human Rights Committee of England and Wales have issued a joint statement today, voicing concern over the abduction of Mir Ahmed Bin Quasem, a lawyer in Bangladesh. Reports indicate that Mr. Quasem was taken from his home on 9th August by Bangladeshi security forces. No information has been given on where …

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Aug 14

Bangladesh Supreme Court Lawyers Association calls for Barrister Mir Ahmad Bin Quasem’s release

The following letter was published on 11th August, 2016, by Bangladesh Supreme Court Lawyers Association concerning the demand to release lawyer Mir Ahmad Bin Quasem. It has been translated into English below. It has come to our knowledge, through various newspapers and the testimony by the victim’s family, that Barrister Mir Ahmad Bin Quasem (Arman), …

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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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