Afghan prosecutor faces attacks over her pursuit of moral crimes MARIA BASHIR, the only woman serving as chief prosecutor in any of Afghanistan’s 34 provinces, does more than just walk the line between the progressive and the conservative — she has, uncomfortably, come to personify it. Ms. Bashir, 42, is used to personal and even physical attacks from traditionalists […]

Bangladesh War Crimes Tribunal Under Spotlight

Source: Global voices. The International Crimes Tribunal (ICT) is an ongoing tribunal in Bangladesh that was set up to investigate and provide justice regarding the war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide committed during the Bangladesh Liberation War of 1971. It is claimed that up to three million people were […]