Archive for December 16th, 2012

The scars of war, victory and justice

December 16, 2012
Bina D'Costa
The scars of war, victory and justice

Ever since the International Crimes Tribunal (ICT) began its work, opponents of the mechanism have emphasised that the first government of the state pardoned the alleged war criminals
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Posted in 1971, War Crimes Trial | 8 Comments »

December is the cruellest month

December 16, 2012
Afsan Chowdhury
December is the cruellest month

December has become our cruellest month as we lurch towards an absurd collective destiny. What the managers of Bangladesh have created is both tragic and pathetic as the role of political parties seems to be as much about holding elections as it is about sheltering criminals.
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Posted in 1971, Law and Justice | 13 Comments »

December 1971 memories

December 16, 2012
Julian Francis
December 1971 memories

During the last one week, I was in Kolkata looking up old friends who worked with me in 1971. They were part of an amazing team which ran OXFAM’s large refugee relief operation which assisted about 600,000 men
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