Excerpts of the Hamoodur Rahman Commission Report, published in Indian weekly This commission of Inquiry was appointed by the President of Pakistan in. Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto had only been in power for one week, when he asked the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, Justice Hamood-ur-Rehman, to investigate the. Hamoodur Rahman Commission Report. The War Inquiry Commission was appointed by the President of Pakistan in December In its secret report, never.

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As regards the allegation that he was indulging in the export of Pan, he stated that he had ordered an enquiry into the matter on the ahmood of a man called Bhuiyan who was aggrieved by the monopoly position occupied by the Pan exporters.

Inparts of the commission report were leaked to Indian and Pakistani newspapers. Riding the Roller Coaster.

The need for commandeering vehicles, foodstuffs, medicines and other essential supplies can certainly be appreciated, but this should have been commiion under a proper method of accounting so that compensation could be paid on return of normal conditions. Story of Pakistan reports. Volume I of the supplementary report dealt with the political backgroundinternational relationsand military aspects of the events in Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Dr.

The Commission feels that this appointment, before the completion of the inquiry and exoneration of the officer from any blame, was highly inadvisable on the part of the GHQ. We have now examined not only Lt. Psychological Warfare and India. Nanda Jagjit Singh Aurora K. Yahya Khan Tikka Khan S.


Harvard University Press, Shah. The Hamoodur Rahman Commission otherwise known as ” War Enquiry Commission ” [1]was a judicial inquiry commission that assessed Pakistan ‘s political—military involvement in East-Pakistan from to It is for the Government to decide whether these matters should also form the subject of any inquiry or trial which may have to be ultimately held against this officer.

Niazi enjoyed the same reputation at Sialkot and Lahore. US Institute of Peace Press.

Hamoodur Rahman Commission

An editorial entitled, ” Gen Agha Mohammad Yahya Khan – 4 ” written by Ardeshir Cowasjee on the basis of the Hamoodur Rahman Commission Report, demonstrated that “three men principally had been responsible for the loss, at the end ofof half of Jinnah’s Pakistan— end of story.

Retrieved 14 June Rao Farman Ali Witness No. Women, War, and the Making ru Bangladesh: Sankaran Nair Hoshiar Singh Dahiya. The Commission challenged the claims by Bangladeshi authorities that 3, Bengalis had been killed by the Pakistani military andwomen were raped.

Mansoorul Haq Witness No. Ministry of Liberation War Affairs. Effect of Martial Law Duties 4. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

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Saleemullah, who was commanding A Brigade in East Pakistan, “prolonged commitment on Martial Law duties and interment security roles had affected the professional standards of the Army. Its rehmaj conclusion was very critical of the role of Pakistan’s military interference, the misconduct of politicians as well as the intelligence failures of the Inter-Services Intelligence ISI and the Federal Investigation Agency FIAwhich permitted the infiltration of Indian agents all along the borders of East Pakistan.


Retrieved hamiod August Leaders Bangladesh Military M. The Commission interviews and stored testimonies in both first and supplementary reports.

The Army and Democracy. There was a parallel Martial Law administration at all levels.

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The Commission had consisted of both civilian and military officials that investigated the political and military failures based on the interviews and testimonies reehman by the POWspoliticians, activists, military leaders, and journalists for two years.

The allegations regarding his indulgence in the export ckmmision Pan by using or abusing his position in the Eastern Command and as Zonal Martial Law Administrator also prima facie appear to be well-founded, although it was not our function to hold a detailed inquiry into the matter. Niazi was himself a raper, how could they be stopped.

Retrieved 22 August Originally, there were 12 copies of the report. R Shariff Witness No. The remarks made by this last witness are highly significant: I remember the first picture of the new Cabinet.

Barguna Bhimnali Ketnar Bil Suryamani.