Bangladesh protests Pak resolution over 1971 war crimes trial

Bangladesh on Tuesday issued a diplomatic note to Pakistan strongly protesting a recent resolution of its provincial assembly that criticised the conviction of Islamabad-backed war criminals accused of genocide during the 1971 Bangladesh liberation war.

Kenyan deputy president must attend his trial: ICC judges

Kenyan Deputy President William Ruto must attend all sessions of his trial at the International Criminal Court unless specifically excused, appeals judges said on Friday in a ruling that puts the court at odds with Kenya and the African Union.

Bangladesh on the boil, 21 killed in fresh clashes

Bangladesh on Sunday deployed army in its north as a fresh wave of violence claimed 21 lives, taking the death toll to about 80, in clashes that have rocked the nation since the conviction of Islamist leaders for 1971 war crimes.

Bangladesh witnesses violence over war crimes trial

Several people were injured today after violence gripped the Bangladeshi capital following fundamentalist Jamaat-e-Islami activists` violent protests at several places to protest the ongoing 1971 war trials.

B’desh war trial sparks rival calls for justice

Migrant families say they were targeted as outsiders during 1971 war to
become the independent nation of Bangladesh.

Bangladesh 1971 war crimes trial begins

Sayeedi, a Jamaat-e-Islami leader is the first suspect to be charged with atrocities
including genocide, rape, etc.

Mladic to have one war crimes trial, not two

Ratko Mladic is accused of orchestrating the genocide of 8,000 Muslim men and boys in Srebrenica in 1995.

Protests planned in US against Dhaka`s war crimes trial

Jamaat-e-Islami plans to stage protests in US, Britain and some Middle East nations against the impending trial of its top brass accused of war crimes during the 1971.

War crimes trial: US special envoy to assist Bangladesh

US War Crimes Ambassador-at-large Stephen Rapp will be here next month to assist Bangladesh in the trial of Islamists accused of "war crimes" committed during the 1971 liberation movement.

Another Islamist leader to face `war crimes` trial

A fifth Islamist leader in Bangladesh is set to face "war crimes" trial on charges of targetting unarmed civilians during the 1971 freedom movement.

B`desh opposition in quandary over `war crimes` trial

The main opposition BNP is in a quandary over whether to support or oppose the "war crimes" trial launched against those who killed unarmed civilians during the freedom struggle in 1971, says a media report.

Pakistan will not interfere in Bangladesh`s war crimes trial

Pakistan Tuesday said it "will not interfere" in Bangladesh`s move to try those who killed unarmed civilians in the run up to the 1971 struggle for freedom.

I didn`t even slap anyone: Bangladesh war crimes accused

A top Islamist leader of Bangladesh accused of leading a militia that killed thousands of civilians during the 1971 freedom struggle has claimed he had "not even slapped anyone".

War crimes trial will be transparent: B`desh govt to opposition

The Bangladesh government has assured the political opposition that the war crimes trial that is to begin shortly would be "hundred percent transparent".

We will wait, watch: Jamaat on B`desh war crimes trial

The Jamaat-e-Islami (JeI), whose top leaders are expected to be tried for alleged war crimes during Bangladesh`s independence movement, has adopted a wait and watch policy as judges were named for the trial.

Bangladesh for symbolic war crimes trial

Bangladesh wants to limit the proposed trial of "war criminals" -- those who killed unarmed civilians in the 1971 freedom struggle -- to a symbolic few, according to a ruling party leader.

War crimes trial not closed, B`desh tells Pak

Bangladesh has disputed Pakistan`s claim that the issue of trying those who killed unarmed civilians during the run-up to Dhaka`s freedom in 1971 was closed after the 1974 tripartite agreement the two nations signed with India.

US plotted against me: Taylor in war crimes trial

Charles Taylor claimed Tuesday he was indicted for war crimes as part of a U.S. "regime change" plan to gain control of West African oil reserves, in a typically defiant performance.

No pressure from Arab nations on war crimes trial: Bangladesh

Bangladesh has denied reports that it is under pressure from Gulf nations, where millions of its people work, to call off the trial of those who killed unarmed civilians in the run-up to the freedom movement in 1971.

War crimes trial of Bosnian Serb ex-minister opens

Ex-Bosnian Serb Interior Minister Mico Stanisic was part of a systematic campaign to "permanently remove" non-Serbs from areas of Bosnia.