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International Crimes Tribunal-1

JAIL until death

JAIL until death

He was actively involved in an act of genocide and crimes against humanity which left 36 people dead in Pirojpur in 1971. He was 39 and a Muslim League leader then. Despite committing the heinous crimes, he not only managed to evade trial but also became a two-time lawmaker in Bangladesh whose birth he had vehemently opposed. It took around 44 years for the law to catch up with Jatiya Party leader Abdul Jabbar. This time his old age saved him from the gallows. A special tribunal, which tried the JP leader...

Hindus' death angel

He had unleashed a reign of terror among the Hindus in Pirojpur. His atrocities had reached such a terrifying extent that he was feared as a "death angel" among the members of the minority community during the 1971 Liberation War. In four separate incidents, war criminal Abdul Jabbar, then 39, led the Pakistani occupation army and his followers to kill the Hindus and forcefully convert them to Islam in Pirojpur. He had not stopped just there. By delivering spells of fiery speeches,...

Jabbar gets jail until death

Jabbar gets jail until death

Former Jatiya Party lawmaker Abdul Jabbar was sentenced to jail until death on four charges of crimes against humanity and genocide committed during the country’s Liberation War in 1971. The 82-year-old was also sentenced to 20 years’ imprisonment on the other charge and fined Tk 10 lakh in his absentia. If he fails to pay the fine, he will have to serve two years more in jail, the court said.  All the five charges were proved  Jail until death for 4 charges  20 years’ imprisonment for one The International Crimes Tribunal-1 led by its Chairman Justice M Enayetur Rahim found him guilty in all the five charges levelled against him and pronounced the verdict. Terming...

Azharul Verdict At Ict

March 3 fixed over contempt charges

Rejecting an adjournment petition, International Crimes Tribunal-1 yesterday fixed March 3 to pass order on whether contempt of court proceedings will be initiated against Tajul Islam, a counsel of war criminal ATM Azharul Islam, and five leaders of Jamaat-e-Islami and pro-Jamaat student organisation Islami Chattra Shibir for their statements before the media after a verdict. Against the tribunal's show-cause notice on January 12, Tajul has sought “unconditional apology” but the rest are yet to reply. A junior defence counsel Gazi MH...

Hasan accused of yet another murder

Hasan accused of yet another murder

A prosecution witness yesterday testified before International Crimes Tribunal-1 how fugitive war crimes accused Syed Hasan Ali chased and shot dead the former's fleeing neighbour from behind during an attack on Kishoreganj's Baligati village and, accompanied by other Razakars and the Pakistani occupation army, looted valuables and cattle, tortured villagers and set fire...

Akram, Latif killed Bagerhat freedom fighter

Akram, Latif killed Bagerhat freedom fighter

A freedom fighter yesterday told International Crimes Tribunal-1 how war crimes accused Khan Akram Hossain and Abdul Latif Talukder shot dead a fellow at Bagerhat's Teligathi Bazar and dumped the body in a canal on December 13, 1971 during the Liberation War. In the afternoon of that day he and six other freedom fighters...

War Crimes Trial

Verdict today in Azhar case

Verdict today in Azhar case

The International Crimes Tribunal-1 is scheduled to deliver its verdict in the case against Jamaat-e-Islami leader ATM Azharul Islam today more than three months after the trial proceedings concluded. Alleged Al-Badr commander of Rangpur, Azharul was indicted on six charges of murder, genocide and crimes against humanity. The Jamaat assistant secretary general, however, pleads not guilty. Prosecutor Zead Al Malum claimed that the prosecution had been able to prove all the charges beyond any reasonable doubt and expressed the hope that the tribunal would sentence the war crimes accused to death. On the other side, defence counsel Shishir Manir claimed that the prosecution had failed to prove the charges as the “witnesses...

Death for Azharul

Death for Azharul

Jamaat-e-Islami leader ATM Azharul Islam was awarded death penalty on three charges of genocide, mass killing and crimes against humanity during the country’s Liberation War in 1971. The Al-Badr commander of Rangpur was also sentenced to 25 and five years imprisonment on two other charges as the International Crimes Tribunal-1 found him guilty for...

Reporting War Trial

Tribunal asks media to be cautious

The International Crimes Tribunal-1 yesterday asked the media to be more cautious and responsible while reporting on trial proceedings. "Events should be reported as it happens," Justice M Enayetur Rahim, chairman of the special tribunal, said before pronouncing the verdict of Mobarak Hossain. The judge came up with the warning a day after some private television channels on Sunday aired breaking news about a tribunal order much before the tribunal actually gave it. "When Mobarak's war crimes case was put on yesterday's...

Verdict in war crimes case today

Verdict in war crimes case today

The International Crimes Tribunal-1 is set to deliver today verdict in the case against fugitive BNP leader MA Zahid Hossain Khokon in connection with crimes against humanity and genocide committed in Faridpur during the Liberation War in 1971. “Let the case be fixed tomorrow for the delivery of judgement,” said Justice M Enayetur Rahim,...

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