November 12, 2013
by Laura Klein Mullen
The International Crimes Tribunal Bangladesh (ICTB) on Tuesday indicted Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) leader ATM Azharul Islam on six charges of crimes against humanity committed during the 1971 Liberation War. Azharul, who is now 61 and serving as the assistant secretary general of JI, maintained his ...[read more]
July 19, 2013
by G. Redd
Bangladeshi prosecutors announced Thursday that they are charging the assistant secretary-general of the largest Islamist political party with six war crimes in the 1971 war of liberation. ATM Azharul Islam was required to report to the International Crimes Tribunal Bangladesh (ICTB) to answer ...[read more]
April 6, 2013
by Julie Deisher-Edwards
Thousands in Bangladesh on Saturday demanded that the government introduce anti-blasphemy laws, including provisions to prosecute and hang atheist bloggers, in a rally organized by Hefazat-e-Islam, an Islamic group drawing support from thousands of seminaries and allegedly backed by Jamaat-e- ...[read more]
August 22, 2012
by Rebecca DiLeonardo
Police in Bangladesh arrested a top member of Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) on Wednesday after a war crimes court ordered his arrest hours earlier. The International Crimes Tribunal Bangladesh (ICTB) issued a warrant for the arrest of ATM Azharul Islam and ordered police to bring him before the court ...[read more]
June 21, 2012
by Sung Un Kim
The International Crimes Tribunal in Bangladesh (ICTB) on Thursday indicted Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mojaheed, secretary general of the Jamaat e Islam (JI) on seven counts of crimes against humanity he allegedly committed during the 1971 Bangladesh Liberation War. The panel of three judges read out the ...[read more]
November 1, 2011
by Sarah Posner
The International Crimes Tribunal in Bangladesh (ICTB) on Tuesday ordered the prosecution to submit formal charges against four leaders of Jamaat e Islam (JI) who are suspected of war crimes committed during the 1971 Bangladesh Liberation War against Pakistan. The ICTB, a special court established ...[read more]

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