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Hasina seeks support for war crimes trial


February 19th, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 19 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Sunday sought support from the Bengali community across the world for trying war criminals, The Daily Star reported.She said the ... Read more...

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Give access to Bangladesh war crimes trial: US official


November 28th, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Nov 28 (IANS) The ongoing trial for crimes against humanity during the 1971 Bangladesh liberation war should be made accessible to all, a visiting US official said Monday."Given the ... Read more...

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India must ensure Rajapaksa faces war crimes trial


April 22nd, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 22 (IANS) India should take steps to ensure that Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa faces trial for war crimes, former Tamil Nadu chief minister J. Jayalalithaa said ... Read more...

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Holocaust organizer Eichmann regretted not killing more Jews


April 6th, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Berlin, Apr.6 (ANI): Newly declassified recordings have revealed that Adolf Eichmann, one of the chief organizers of the Holocaust in Germany, regretted not killing more Jews during the second world war.Eichmann ... Read more...

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War crimes trial divides Bangladesh opposition


March 29th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 29 (IANS) The impending trial of Bangladesh's Islamists accused of colluding with the Pakistani authorities during the run-up to the 1971 freedom movement has divided the opposition.Main ... Read more...

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UK asks Gaddafi loyalists to withdraw support of face war crimes trial


February 26th, 2011 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 26 (ANI): Britain has warned senior Libyan regime officials to stop supporting Colonel Gaddafi or face trial along with the autocratic ruler for crimes against humanity.British officials are personally contacting ... Read more...

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Dhaka court rejects plea on `war criminals’ in Pakistan


February 2nd, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 2 (IANS) The Dhaka High Court Wednesday rejected a writ petition seeking a direction to the government to bring back to trial 195 Pakistan Army personnel accused of killing ... Read more...

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US to help Bangladesh organise “transparent” war crime trials


January 14th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 14 (ANI): An American envoy has said his country would help Bangladesh "hold an open and transparent trial" in connection with the 1971 independence war."The US government will help Bangladesh ... Read more...

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Protests planned in US against Dhaka’s war crimes trial


January 2nd, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 2 (IANS) The Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami plans to stage protests in the US, Britain and some Middle East nations against the impending trial of its top brass accused of war ... Read more...

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Dhaka gets tough with Islamists on 40th Victory Day


December 16th, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 16 (IANS) A top opposition leader was held on murder charge and a court rejected a petition of the chief of the largest Islamist party as Bangladesh Thursday celebrated ... Read more...

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War crimes trial: US special envoy to assist Bangladesh


November 29th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Nov 29 (IANS) US War Crimes Ambassador-at-large Stephen Rapp will be here next month to assist Bangladesh in the trial of Islamists accused of "war crimes" committed during the 1971 liberation ... Read more...

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Bangladesh war hero to be buried with military honors on Monday


November 21st, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
Dhaka, Nov.21 (ANI): The funeral of Bangladesh war hero Lt. Gen. (retired) Mir Shawkat Ali, who died at his Gulshan residence on Saturday evening, will take place with full military honors on ... Read more...

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Khadr a ‘rock star’ in Guantanamo, psychiatrist testifies


October 27th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, Oct. 27 (ANI): In powerful, sweeping testimony, a forensic psychiatrist has described Guantanamo Bay inmate Omar Khadr as a "rock star" at the US maintained detention camp.Michael Welner, who studied the ... Read more...

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Naomi Campbell practices mystical Kabbalah ‘to control violent temper’


October 18th, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 18 (ANI): It seems Naomi Campbell is leaving no stone unturned to control her violent temper and maintain her calm.The supermodel has revealed that she is attempting to reign ... Read more...

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Former Nelson Mandela charity trustee faces ‘blood diamonds’ charges


October 3rd, 2010 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 3 (ANI): South African authorities have revealed that Jeremy Ractliffe, former Nelson Mandela charity trustee, is facing criminal charges after British supermodel Naomi Campbell testified that she gave him ... Read more...

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Naomi Campbell faces huge tax bill in U.S


August 19th, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 19 (ANI): Naomi Campbell is apparently facing huge tax bill in the U.S. over allegations that she owes more than 42,000 pounds in back payments.Officials at America's Internal Revenue ... Read more...

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Naomi Campbell fails to pay income tax


August 18th, 2010 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) Supermodel Naomi Campbell hasn't paid income tax worth $63,487 related to the work she did in 2009. The supermodel had a tax lien - imposed to secure the ... Read more...

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Campbell blasted for calling testimony ‘big inconvenience’


August 16th, 2010 - 5:31 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 16 (IANS) Supermodel Naomi Campbell has been urged by a former child soldier to apologise for calling her appearance at the war crimes trial of ex-Liberian President Charles ... Read more...

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Only 3pc of Brits believe Naomi Campbell’s ‘blood diamonds’ story


August 12th, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 12 (ANI): A new poll has revealed that only three per cent of British people believe that Naomi Campbell told the truth at the "blood diamonds" war crimes trial.The ... Read more...

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I have nothing to gain from lying about ‘blood diamonds’, says Campbell


August 11th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 11 (ANI): During her evidence to the war crimes trial of Charles Taylor, Naomi Campbell insisted that she has "nothing to gain" from lying.The British supermodel, who could face ... Read more...

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Campbell’s former agent denies lying over Taylor ‘blood diamonds gift’


August 11th, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 11 (ANI): Naomi Campbell's former agent Carole White has denied lying in her testimony at the war crimes trial of ex-Liberian President Charles Taylor over the 'blood diamonds gift' ... Read more...

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Naomi Campbell denies lying in court


August 11th, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) Supermodel Naomi Campbell has shot down the controversy surrounding her war crimes testimony, insisting she has "nothing to gain" from lying in the court. Campbell has defended her ... Read more...

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Campbell flirted with Taylor over dinner: former aide


August 10th, 2010 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) Supermodel Naomi Campbell "flirted" with former Liberian president Charles Taylor after he offered her some diamonds as a gift, says her former aide. Carole White was working for ... Read more...

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Naomi Campbell was flirting with Charles Taylor, reveals former agent


August 10th, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 10 (ANI): Naomi Campbell's former agent has claimed that the model and Charles Taylor were "mildly flirting" on the evening before the Liberian leader was alleged to have given ... Read more...

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Taylor didn’t give me any dirty-looking pebbles, says Jemima Khan


August 8th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 8 (ANI): After British supermodel Naomi Campbell, the focus in the war crimes trial of former Liberian President Charles Taylor has now shifted to retired Pakistani cricketer Imran Khan's ... Read more...

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South African authorities seize Naomi Campbell ‘blood diamonds’


August 7th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug 7 (ANI): South African authorities say they are now in possession of supermodel Naomi Campbell's so-called 'blood diamonds'.According to the Daily Mail, The Hawks, South Africa's elite police ... Read more...

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Naomi Campbell says she gave ‘blood diamonds’ to Mandela charity


August 6th, 2010 - 11:44 am ICT by ANI
London, Aug 6 (ANI): British supermodel Naomi Campbell, while testifying at the war crimes trial of former Liberian President Charles Taylor, said that that she gave alleged 'blood diamonds' to the ... Read more...

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Naomi Campbell admits getting ‘blood diamonds’ from Taylor


August 5th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) Supermodel Naomi Campbell has admitted she was given "dirty-looking" stones after a dinner attended by then Liberian leader Charles Taylor, which she was later told were diamonds. She ... Read more...

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Naomi Campbell admits in court she was given blood diamonds


August 5th, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 5 (ANI): British supermodel Naomi Campbell, while testifying at the war crimes trial of former Liberian President Charles Taylor, said that she received 'dirty rocks.'The catwalk queen was quizzed ... Read more...

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Another Islamist leader to face ‘war crimes’ trial


August 4th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 4 (IANS) A fifth Islamist leader in Bangladesh is set to face "war crimes" trial on charges of targetting unarmed civilians during the 1971 freedom movement. Bangladesh's International Crimes Tribunal ... Read more...

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Charles Taylor’s lawyers request Naomi Campbell testimony postponement


August 3rd, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 03 (ANI): Lawyers of former Liberian President Charles Taylor have filed a court motion requesting to postpone British supermodel Naomi Campbell's testimony for the war crimes trial.Campbell will bear ... Read more...

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Naomi Campbell requests for privacy during blood diamond testimony


August 2nd, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, August 02 (ANI): British supermodel Naomi Campbell has requested for strict measures to maintain privacy at The Hague, in the Netherlands, where she will testify at a war crimes trial ... Read more...

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Mia Farrow to testify on Naomi Campbell ‘blood diamond’


July 30th, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 30 (ANI): Actress Mia Farrow and model agent Carole White are set to testify next month over claims that supermodel Naomi Campbell accepted a 'blood diamond' from Charles Taylor. ... Read more...

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Bangladesh begins war crimes trial process


July 25th, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 25 (IANS) The Bangladesh government Sunday filed a petition with its International Crimes Tribunal, seeking permission to show four detained top Jamaat-e-Islami (JeI) leaders as arrested in connection with ... Read more...

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Naomi Campbell to testify at Charles Taylor war crimes trial next month


July 23rd, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 23 (ANI): British supermodel Naomi Campbell will testify in the ongoing war crimes trials against former president of Liberia, Charles Taylor in August (10).The 40-year-old model was dragged in ... Read more...

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