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|10:00 AM - 10:30 AM||Greetings in pre-function lobby. Sign in/registration for conference|
|10:30 AM - 11:30 AM||Pre conference presentation by Liberation War Museum of Bangladesh. Display Gallery by Liberation War Museum.|
|11:30 AM - 12:00 PM||Welcome Address by:
- Dr. Dawood Farahi, President, Kean University
- Dr. Kristie Reilly, Vice President & Dean of Graduate Studies
- Honorable Excellency Akramul Qader, Ambassador of Peoples Republic of Bangladesh to the United States
- Dr. Henry Kaplowitz, Director, Human Rights Institute, Kean University
|12:00 PM - 12:30 PM||Documentary (Movie) Presentation|
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Lunch Break. Follow Usher's Direction for Dining.
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
|Eye witness story/survivors accounts of sufferings|
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
- Panel Discussion - Sufferings
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM Coffee/Tea Break. Follow Usher's Direction for Dining.
Part III: Round Table: Constructive Responses
|4:00 PM - 5:30 PM||- Task I: Characterizing the accounts of 1971 in terms of prosecutable crimes|
|5:30 PM||- Closing|
Welcome addresses by
Dr. Dawood Farahi, President, Kean University
H.E. Mr. Akramul Qader, Ambassador of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh to the United States
Detail: Graphic descriptions of various atrocities faced by the survivors and family members of the victims.
Detail: Experiences associated with the harm and threats of harm suffered by the people of then East Pakistan in 1971
Panelists: Shariar Kabir, Dr. M.A. Hasan, Dr. Shelley Feldman.
Detail: Deprivations of human rights committed by the Pakistan Army in East Pakistan against Bengalis and Sectarian Violence and murder of intellectuals.
Panelists: Dr. M. A. Hasan, Shariar Kabir, Dr. A.B.M Nasir
Detail: Operation Searchlight, Anti-Bengali racism. The role of Bengali nationalists against minorities and the effect upon the Biharis and Hindus and the new community of Bangladesh.
Panelists: Anis Ahmed, Mr. Faruqe Chowdhury, Dr. Zia Uddin Ahmed, Dr. Suhail Islam
Panel III: Roundtable: Constructive Response
Detail: Legal Reponses, Alternatives & Memorialization
Panelists: Prof. Roger Clark, David Matas, Prof Winston Nagan, Prof. Roza Pati. Prof Ved Nanda, Shelley Feldman