Saturday, December 22, 2012

Banglatrash war-crime tribunal bogs down amid charges of political interference

The government promised that the tribunal would adhere to international standards. But opposition parties claim the government has politicized the process. Most of the 10 people on trial are members of Jamaat-e-pislami, a pislamist political party allied with the main opposition Banglatrash Nationalist Party
Delwar Hosssin Sayeedi (C) is charged with murder, rape and arson during the 1971 violence. He denies wrongdoing and has pleaded not guilty
News report here.