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Author: Zakia Afrin

Title: The International War Crimes (Tribunal) Act, 1973 of Bangladesh

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Journal: Indian Yearbook of International Law and Policy

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Year: 2009

Pages: 341-348

OCLC Number: 716708518 – Find a Library: WordCat | OCLC Number: 900549114 – Find a Library: WordCat

Language: English

Keywords: Modern History: 20th Century, 21st Century | Asian History: Bangladeshi History, Pakistani History | Prosecution: Trials / International Crimes Tribunal (Bangladesh); Types: Wartime Rape / Bangladesh Liberation War


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Author: Zakia Afrin, School of Law, Golden Gate University

Abstract: »This commentary discusses the International Crimes (Tribunals) Act of 1973 and its inadequacies to address war crimes committed against the people of Bangladesh in 1971.« (Source: Indian Yearbook of International Law and Policy)


  I. Introduction (p. 341)
  II. International Criminal Law and the IWCT Act (p. 342)
  III. Shortcomings of the Framework (p. 344)
  IV. The Omissions (p. 345)
  V. The Way Forward (p. 346)
  References (p. 347)

Wikipedia: History of Asia: History of Bangladesh, History of Pakistan | Court: International court / International Crimes Tribunal (Bangladesh) | Types of rape: Wartime sexual violence | War: Bangladesh Liberation War / Rape during the Bangladesh Liberation War