Online Seminar on International Crimes Tribunal, Bangladesh


The International Crimes Research Foundation (ICRF) conducted an online seminar on ‘The History of International Crimes Tribunal, Bangladesh” on Sunday, 24th May 2015. The seminar focused on the History of International Crimes that took place during the Liberation War of Bangladesh in 1971. An almost five hour long session, also contained an analysis of the following:

* Definition of International Crimes
* Differences between Criminal Law and International Crimes Law
* The Bangladesh Collaborators (Special Tribunal) Act, 1972
* International Crimes (Tribunal) Act, 1973
* The starting of International Crimes Tribunal, Bangladesh
* Legal aspects of International Crimes Tribunal, Bangladesh
* Constitution of Bangladesh
* 1st Amendment of Constitution of Bangladesh
* 1st Step of International Crimes Tribunal, Bangladesh
* 195 Pakistani War Criminals
* Various steps taken by then Bangladesh Govt. in support of the Tribunal
* Indemnity on The Bangladesh Collaborators (Special Tribunal) Act, 1972 and International Crimes (Tribunal) Act, 1973
* Demand for Trials of War Criminals during the regime of President Ziaur Rahman, President H.M. Ershad and Prime Minister Khaleda Zia
* Gono Adalat (People’s Court) initiated and by  Shaheed Janani Jahanara Imam
* Trial in the 1st period of Awami Leage Governance
* 2001-2006 period of BNP Governance
* Renovation of International Crimes Tribunal, Bangladesh
* Propaganda against International Crimes Tribunal, Bangladesh and its counter

Members of this international Organization, who had joined the seminar over skype from all around the world, held in depth discussions about the tribunal and its procedings. Nijhoom Majumder, the founding member of the organisation led the seminar.

International Crimes Research Foundation
26th May 2015

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