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Statement on Bergman verdict: 10 more cleared of contempt proceedings

Statement on Bergman verdict: 10 more cleared of contempt proceedings

The International Crimes Tribunal-2 today exonerated 10 more eminent people from proceedings for contempt of court, as they apologised unconditionally for a statement they issued expressing concern over the sentence of Dhaka-based British journalist David Bergman for demeaning it. Earlier on February 23, the court led by its Chairman Justice Obaidul Hasan exonerated 14...

Statement on Bergman verdict: Tribunal exonerates 14 dignitaries

Statement on Bergman verdict: Tribunal exonerates 14 dignitaries

A tribunal in Dhaka today exonerated 14 dignitaries of contempt proceedings after they apologised unconditionally for their statements on the Dhaka-based British journalist David Bergman’s punishment. The International Crimes tribunal-2 headed by its Chairman Justice Obaidul Hassan passed the order after the 14 eminent personalities apologised to it. The three-member tribunal fixed March 3 to...

EDITORIAL ON BERGMAN PUNISHMENT

ICT-2 asks NY Times to explain

ICT-2 asks NY Times to explain

The International Crimes Tribunal-2 today sought an explanation from The New York Times for a published editorial criticising the punishment the tribunal handed down to Dhaka-based British journalist David Bergman for contempt of court. The three-member tribunal led by Justice Obaidul Hassan asked the newspaper authorities to submit their explanation by February 20 through...

Explain concerns over Bergman being found contemptuous of court

The International Crimes Tribunal-2 yesterday asked 49 eminent persons to explain by January 27 a statement they issued expressing concern over the punishment of Dhaka-based British journalist David Bergman for contempt of court. The statement “prima facie" appears to intend to "belittle the authority and institutional dignity of the tribunal in the mind of public,” the court said in an order. The order further said it appeared that the statement "questions transparency and openness of the tribunal and also justification of...

Explain concerns over Bergman contempt: ICT

Explain concerns over Bergman contempt: ICT

Individuals who were concerned of Dhaka-based British journalist David Bergman’s conviction in a contempt charge against a war crimes tribunal will now have to clarify their say. All those who gave out the statement of concern will have to clarify their statement by January 27, Mustafizur Rahman, registrar of the International Crimes Tribunal (ICT),...

Bergman pays fine for contempt

Bergman pays fine for contempt

Dhaka-based British journalist David Bergman today paid Tk 5,000 fine as per the verdict delivered by International Crimes Tibunal-2 for his contempt of court. Bergman paid the fine through the Supreme Court branch of Sonali Bank and informed the ICT registrar, via a letter, this afternoon, Arunava Chakraborty, deputy registrar of the ICT, told...

David Bergman

Rights watchdogs deplore conviction

The December 2 conviction of journalist David Bergman on contempt charges by the International Crimes Tribunal further shrinks the narrowing space for observers to comment on the war crimes proceedings, said Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, and the International Commission of Jurists yesterday. Bergman was sentenced to a symbolic “imprisonment till the rising of the court” and fined Tk 5,000 (about US$56) for comments he made in three blog posts regarding legal proceedings of ICT. One article is over the indictment...

Bergman’s conviction chills speech, says int’l rights groups

Bergman’s conviction chills speech, says int’l rights groups

The December 2 conviction of journalist David Bergman on contempt charges by International Crimes Tribunal further shrinks the narrowing space for observers to comment on the war crimes proceedings, Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, and the International Commission of Jurists said today. Bergman was sentenced to a symbolic “simple imprisonment till the rising of...

Bergman guilty of contempt

Bergman guilty of contempt

Dhaka-based British journalist David Bergman was found guilty of contempt yesterday by the International Crimes Tribunal-2 for his comments intended to demean the court's authority. The tribunal sentenced him to imprisonment till rising of the court and fined him Tk 5,000 under section 11(4) of International Crimes (Tribunals) Act, 1973. However, instead of being sent...

Bergman found guilty of contempt

Bergman found guilty of contempt

A tribunal in Dhaka today found David Bergman, a Dhaka-based British journalist, guilty of the contempt of court for demeaning the court through his blog post on the country’s Liberation War in 1971. The International Crimes Tribunal-2 sentenced him “simple imprisonment until the rising of the court” and also fined him TK 5,000. The tribunal...

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