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Max Planck Encyclopedia of International Procedural Law [MPEiPro]

International Crimes Tribunal in Bangladesh

Parvathi Menon

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2023. All Rights Reserved.date: 13 July 2024

Subject(s):
Crimes against humanity — War crimes — International criminal courts and tribunals, procedure

Published under the direction of Hélène Ruiz Fabri, with the support of the Department of International Law and Dispute Resolution, under the auspices of the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for Procedural Law.

1 Within the spectrum of international criminal adjudication, little is known about the South Asian endeavour made by Bangladesh to end impunity. The post-colonial history of Bangladesh provides the context for the formation of its International Crimes Tribunal Bangladesh (‘ICTB’ or ‘Tribunal’), with its permanent seat in Dhaka. After the dissolution of the British Empire in South Asia, India was divided into the Hindu-majority India and the Muslim-majority Pakistan in 1947. Comprising West Pakistan and East Pakistan, the Muslim-majority nation suffered the...
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