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Aminah’s thesis explores the atrocities committed during Bangladesh Liberation War of 1971 and why such atrocities were not identified as a formal genocide by the international community. Despite various well documented scholastic, historical and journalistic views that a genocide in Bangladesh did indeed occur in 1971, the atrocities committed are yet to be put on an equal footing as that of Rwanda and Bosnia and Herzegovina. Further, as ample studies suggest, the actions implemented during the Liberation War should be universally recognised. While substantial research exists on how the events during the Liberation War form a genocide, there seems to be little research into why the events are not formally, nor internationally rendered as a genocide.
Aminah’s thesis is supervised by Dr Grietje Baars and Dr Jed Odermatt.
Aminah is also currently training as a barrister of England and Wales. Before commencing her PhD, Aminah completed an LL.M in Professional Legal Skills, her LL.M dissertation concerned the criminalisation of marital rape in England and Wales, whilst her Undergraduate dissertation concerned How the Hudood Ordinances of 1979 and the ‘Marry Your Rapist’ Laws impacted the modern day legal rights of female rape victims within Pakistan and MENA nations.
- LL.M in Professional Legal Skills, City, University of London, United Kingdom
- Law LL.B (Hons), City, University of London, United Kingdom
- Bar Professional Training Course, City, University London, London, United Kingdom
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