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Bangladeshi war crimes tribunal deferred

The tribunal looking into allegations of war crimes committed in the brutal Bangladeshi war of independence has been deferred until the 20th of November.
The lawyer for defendant Delwar Hossain Sayyidi, who is charged with crimes against humanity, genocide and rape, has asked for a review of the charges and the withdrawal of the tribunal’s chairman.
Tribunal Chairman Nizamul Huq is accused by the lawyer of bias. Bangladesh’s main opposition, led by Khaleda Zia, have called the tribunal a ‘farce’ and claim a political vendetta is being carried out.
Stephen Kay, who is an interntional court lawyer told Al Jazeera "the tribunal is a national court, trying an international crime, it is an unfair war crimes tribunal." 
Read Al-Jazeera report here.
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