Center For the Study of Genocide and Justice (CSGJ) of Bangladesh Liberation War Museum has made its successful accomplishment of the certificate course on the issues of genocide and justice. This month long event has been organized for the fourth time, with a bunch of 22 participants, of whom represented 6 public and private universities from the disciplines like law, development studies and journalism, whereas the professionals consisted of journalists, banker, businessman, lawyer and so forth. From May 13 to June 4, 2016, 16 resource persons including scholars, public prosecutor, investigator, academicians, historians, activists and researchers specialized in war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocidal issues, specifically conducted lectures on the definition and extent of genocide, worldwide instances of genocide, the glorious history of the liberation war of Bangladesh in 1971, victim and survivors, the pattern of atrocities, the legal aspects of Nuremberg trials, International Criminal Court; establishment of the International Crimes Tribunal, Bangladesh and its impact and criticisms.
In its closing ceremony, on June 4, 2016, Ziauddin Tariq Ali, Trustee and Member Secretary of Liberation War Museum made the welcoming address and greeted the participants and guests on behalf of the museum. Barrister Amir-Ul Islam, one of the Drafters if the 1971 Proclamation of Independence and Constitution Drafting Committee and being the chief guest of this event, made a remark on this praiseworthy initiative taken by CSGJ in creating awareness on genocide through this learning process. He aspires to found the participants of this course to raise their voice with logical and legal argumentations on the criticisms on the trial process of ICT- BD that are being made by the international community.
A.K.M. Jawadul Haque was awarded as Best Participant for his outstanding performance throughout the course. In his concluding remarks, Mofidul Hoque, Director of CSGJ and Trustee of Liberation War Museum congratulated the participants and invites them to impart this knowledge to others in order to create responsiveness on the issues of genocide and war crimes.