February 28, 2013
by Sung Un Kim
The International Crimes Tribunal Bangladesh (ICTB) on Thursday sentenced to death Jamaat-e-Islami party (JI) leader Delwar Hossain Sayeedee. Following the death sentence, violence between police and activists from Sayeedee's party ensued throughout the country resulting in at least 30 deaths ...[read more]
June 26, 2012
by Jamie Davis
The International Crimes Tribunal Bangladesh (ICTB) on Monday rejected a bail petition from Jamaat-e-Islami party (JI) leader Delwar Hossain Sayeedee. Lawyers for Sayeedee asserted that he just had a surgery and needed to be placed on bail in order to recover fully. The prosecutor opposed the ...[read more]
November 21, 2011
by Sung Un Kim
The Bangladesh International Crimes Tribunal (ICTB) began its first trial on Sunday for crimes against humanity committed during the Bangladesh Liberation War of 1971. The first suspect in this trial is Delwar Hossain Sayedee, a former member of Parliament in the National Assembly of Bangladesh ...[read more]
October 30, 2011
by Maureen Cosgrove
The International Crimes Tribunal in Bangladesh (ICTB) on Sunday delayed the start of its first war crimes trial. The ICTB, a special court established to try individuals suspected of war crimes in relation to the 1971 Bangladesh Liberation War against Pakistan, was slated to hear arguments in the ...[read more]
August 10, 2011
by Maureen Cosgrove
The International Crimes Tribunal of Bangladesh (ICTB) on Wednesday began the country's first trial against a suspect accused of war crimes related to the 1971 War of Independence. Delwar Hossain Sayedee, 71, is a senior leader of the Islamist group Jamaat e Islami (JI) accused of genocide, ...[read more]
July 13, 2011
by Sarah Posner
Bangladesh prosecutors on Tuesday filed war crime charges in the International Crimes Tribunal Bangladesh (ICTB) against Delwar Hossain Sayedee for genocide, murder and rape allegedly committed during the 1971 Bangladesh Liberation War. Sayedee is a senior leader of the Islamist group Jamaat e ...[read more]

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