Category Archives: Tribunal 2

1 December 2013: ICT-2 Daily Summary – Hartal Coverage of AKM Yusuf, Examination of PW-13

Today the Tribunal heard matters in the following case:

  1. Chief Prosecutor vs. AKM Yusuf

Due to ongoing unrest and blockades, our researcher was unable to be physically present in court this day.  Accordingly, our coverage was compiled from direct communication with the Tribunal and the Parties to the proceedings.

On this day, ICT-2 recorded the examination-in-chief of PW-13 in the case against AKM Yusuf. Junior defense counsel then began the cross-examination of the witness, but said that his senior would continue at a later date. The Tribunal fixed 2 December 2013 for continuing to record the cross-examination of the witness.  Continue reading

26 November 2013: ICT-2 Daily Summary – Hartal Coverage of AKM Yusuf, Cross-Examination of PW-12 Delayed

Today the Tribunal heard matters in the following case:

  1. Chief Prosecutor vs. AKM Yusuf

Due to a renewed hartal, our researcher for ICT-2 could not safely travel to the Court to attend proceedings today.  The following coverage was compiled from communication directly with the Court and the Parties to the proceedings.

The Court was scheduled to record the cross-examination of PW-12 in the case against AKM Yusuf today. However, junior defense counsel, Mr. Gazi M H Tamim, informed the Tribunal that the senior counsel, Mr, Syed Mizanur Rahman, could not appear in the court due to the hartal. The Tribunal observed that although hartals may continue, it does not mean that the Court should keep adjourning every. Nevertheless, the Tribunal did adjourn for the day, after closing the cross-examination of the witness. The Bench again warned the Defense that if they continued to choose to be absent on Hartal days, the court would not sit idle in their absence.

25 November 2013: ICT-2 Daily Summary – AKM Yusuf, Cross-Examination of PW-10 and PW-11, Examination-in-chief of PW-12

Today the Tribunal heard matters in the following case:

  1. Chief Prosecutor vs. AKM Yusuf

ICT-2 recorded the cross-examination of PW-11 and then that of PW-10 in the case of against AKM Yusuf. After hearing cross-examination, the Tribunal recorded the examination-in-chief of PW-12. Continue reading

24 November 2013: ICT-2 Daily Summary – AKM Yusuf, PW-9, PW-10, and PW-11

Today the Tribunal heard matters in the following case: 

  1. Chief Prosecutor vs. AKM Yusuf

ICT-2 recorded the cross-examination of PW-9 and the examination-in-chief of PW-10 and 11 in the case against AKM Yusuf. Cross-examination of PW-10 and 11 will be conducted by Defense counsel on 25 November 2013. Continue reading

20 November 2013: ICT-2 Daily Summary – AKM Yusuf, PW-8 and PW-9

Today the Tribunal heard matters in the following case:

  1. Chief Prosecutor vs. AKM Yusuf

Continuing from where proceedings left off 18 December 2013, ICT-2 completed recording the cross-examination of PW-8 in the case against AKM Yusuf. It then recorded the examination-in-chief of PW-9 and adjourned the case until 24 November 2013.  Continue reading