DHAKA: International Crimes Tribunal-1 fixed Thursday for hearing on the contempt of court proceedings against Human Rights Watch (HRW) for making comment over verdict and war crimes trial against Ghulam Azam.
The three-member ICT led-by ATM Fazle Kabir on Wednesday fixed the date after the allegation placed before it.
Earlier on Tuesday, a team of state prosecutor comprised with Tirun Afroz, Jeyad Al Malum, Sultan Mahmud Simon and Pronab Bol submitted the charges to registrar of ICT-1.
Human Rights Watch directorial body (350, 5th avenue-34th floor, New York, US) organization’s Asian region director Brad Adams (100. Bush Street, Suite 925, San Francisco, US) associate of Asian division of HRW Storm Tiv (1630, Connectivity Avenue, NW, Washington DC, US)
On August 16, Human Rights Watch, one of the world’s leading independent organizations dedicated to defending and protecting human rights, has published a report saying that: “The trial of Ghulam Azam, the former chief of Bangladesh’s Jamaat-e-Islaami (Jamaat) party, at Bangladesh’s International Crimes Tribunal was deeply flawed and did not meet international fair trial standards.”
BDST: 1415 HRS, AUG 21, 2013
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