1971

Stephen Rapp: Of misconceptions, unrealistic expectations and double standards

Stephen Rapp: Of misconceptions, unrealistic expectations and double standards

The United States Ambassador-at-Large for War Crimes Issues Mr. Stephen Rapp first arrived in Bangladesh on 10 January 2011 at the invitation of the Bangladesh government.
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In denial: a scholar ignores overwhelming evidence of rape in 71

March 31, 2011
ABM Nasir
In denial: a scholar ignores overwhelming evidence of rape in 71

Allegation of rape and violence in war is extremely difficult to substantiate in the courts. Horrific news of rapes, based mostly on witness accounts, begins to surface only towards the end of a war. By that time, evidence (physical) commonly accepted in the civil courts would no longer be available. Perhaps, the absence of...
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In Transit: bad taste

March 26, 2011
Rubana Huq
In Transit: bad taste

Sadly, media is depressing. Forty thousand feet above the ground, sipping an insipid orange juice from a five inch cup handed down by the stewardess bearing another five inch smile does not promise a great day. As it is pushing off for the airport at 5 in the morning is not the best moment...
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