Mr. Justice Anwarul Haque

International Criminal Tribunal, Bangladesh

Mr. Justice Anwarul Haque has been serving as a member of the International Crimes Tribunal- 1 since 25/3/2012. His Lordship Mr. Justice Anwarul Haque is a sitting Judge of the Supreme Court of Bangladesh. He was born on 01st August 1956 in the district of Dhaka. He served in the judiciary of Bangladesh in different capacities since 1981 to 2010. He had his LL.B (Hons) and LL.M from the University of Dhaka.

Mr. Justice Anwarul Haque
Mr. Justice Anwarul Haque

He successfully completed graduation (Ad. Dip.) and diploma in legislative drafting from the University of the West Indies, Barbados. He joined the judicial service of Bangladesh and started his career as Munsif (Assistant Judge) on 1st December 1981and was promoted as District and Sessions Judge on 13th July 1997. Apart from being a senior District and Sessions Judge, he served as the Secretary, Law and Justice Division, Ministry of Law Justice and Parliamentary Affairs, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh.

[ Mr. Justice Anwarul Haque ]

He was elevated as Additional Judge of the High Court Division of Bangladesh Supreme Court on 12th December 2010 and was appointed Judge of the same Division of the Supreme Court of Bangladesh on 10th December 2012. Being a career judge, he has vast experience on civil and criminal laws.

He had participated many seminars, trainings, symposiums and study tours in USA, UK, Australia, West Indies, Sri Lanka, Morocco, Kenya, Nepal, India, South Korea, Hong Kong and Malaysia. He also visited France, China, Singapore, Saudi Arabia, UAE and Thailand.

He was the Chairperson of the governing board of the SAARC Arbitration Council, Member of the National Pay Commission 2008, Member of the Bangladesh Judicial Service Commission, Chairman of the National Minimum Wages Board and Member of the Bangladesh Film Censor Board. He is a Member of the Commonwealth Association of Legislative Council. He is a regular resource person of the Judicial Administration Training Institution (JATI). On 25/03/2012, the government of Bangladesh, in consultation with the Chief Justice of Bangladesh, appointed him as the member of the International Crimes Tribunal-1.

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