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Bangladesh ratification of the Rome Statute is befitting tribute to victims of 1971 : Bangladesh must deposit instrument of ratification before 1 April, 2010

March 22, 2010 Press Statement Odhikar congratulates the government for ratifying the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC) today. The Rome Statute was adopted by the international community on 17 July 1998 and Bangladesh signed it on 16 September 1999. The ICC acts on three major crimes genocide, war crimes and crimes against […]

March 22, 2010 | Read full story | Comments { 0 }

Asia regional meeting on the International Criminal Court

This was the second of the South Asian Regional conference of the ICC advocates, which Odhikar planned to organize annually. This was aimed at bring ICC advocates from South Asian region to review activities of research, campaign and ratification advocacy, to share experience and to further strategize the ICC campaign for South Asian region. ICC […]

November 20, 2005 | Read full story | Comments { 0 }

International Criminal Court : shield for victims and witnesses

In the struggle towards International Justice, participation of the victims in the criminal proceedings is a very innovative approach and it breaks the age-old tradition of judicial process. It makes justice more accessible and at the same time victims have a control over the whole process and, undoubtedly,¬†participation of the victims strengthens the cases. ICC […]

June 25, 2005 | Read full story | Comments { 0 }

Rome Statute and summary of ICC mechanism

The international criminal court was conceived as a respond to the culture of impunity enjoyed by the powerful perpetrators of the offences of gravestnature. It was established through the adoption of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court by 120 states on 17 July 1998.The International Criminal Court (ICC) is the first ever permanent, […]

June 20, 2005 | Read full story | Comments { 0 }

National interest analysis : questions, concerns and dilemmas to ratify the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court by Bangladesh

The Bangladesh government and members of civil societies took active interest in the process that led to the signing of a historic international treaty, the Statue of the International Criminal Court in Rome in July 1998. The Court will have jurisdiction over individuals who commit most serious crimes of universal concern; namely, genocide, crimes against¬†humanity, […]

May 15, 2005 | Read full story | Comments { 0 }