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Bangladesh: CAH Perpetrators in 1971 War to be Prosecuted

2010-03-17, Dhaka, Bangladesh. The Law Minister intends to initiate investigations and prosecutions for the crimes against humanity committed during the War of Liberation in 1971. The prosecutions will be conducted under the International Crimes (Tribunals) Act, 1973. The investigating, prosecuting and adjudicating teams will be determined by March 26, 2010. The investigating teams will consist mostly from retired police officers. The prosecution team will consist of 12 current criminal lawyers. The judiciary will consist of 2 district judges, and the sitting judge of the Supreme Court, presiding.

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2010/03/19 at 21:10