Hamoodur Rahman Commission Report. The War Inquiry Commission was appointed by the President of Pakistan in December In its secret report, never. Hamoodur Rahman Commission Report. Chapter 1. The Moral Aspect. Introductory. In Chapter I of Part V of the Main Report, we have dealt at some length with. Hamoodur Rahman Commission – Supplementary Report – Kindle edition by Government of Pakistan, Hamoodur Rahman, Hamood ur Rahman. Download it .

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The Surrender 85 Psychological Warfare and India. Niazi had suffered a complete moral collapse during the closing phases of the war.

Farman Ali’s intention to shed blood on the soil of East Pakistan.

Never one to mince words, Kulsoom Nawaz, hqmoodur of the imprisoned former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, taunted the Government for allowing a “state secret” to fall into “enemy hands”. Commission held an informal meeting at Lahore on the 3rd June, to consider various preliminary matters and then decided to resume proceedings at Abbottabad from the 16th July, Of all the figures from Pakistan’s past Gen.

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This appears to us to be the genesis of the looting alleged to have been indulged in by the Army in East Pakistan. Do You Like This Story? Such an act would appear to fall clearly under clause a of section 24 of the Pakistan Army Act. Niazi for negotiating the details of the surrender. Those Bengali Officers who had been restored lacked confidence and were not sure if their loyalties were not suspected.

This officer remained in East Hamopdur continuously from the 28th of February to the 16th of December Finally, there is section 55 hamoodur is of a general nature, and provides;- ” A Wahid Witness No. Search the history cmmission over billion web pages on the Internet. We are at a loss to understand how he expected the concept to succeed in these circumstances. Both the first and the supplementary report’s findings accused the Pakistan Army of carrying out the senseless and wanton arson, killings in the countryside, killing of intellectuals and professionals and burying them in mass graveskilling of officers of East Pakistan Army and soldiers on the pretence of quelling their rebellion, killing East Pakistani civilian officers, businessmen and industrialists, raping a large number of East Pakistani women as a deliberate act of revenge, retaliation and torture, and deliberate killing of members of the Hindu minority.

He could not annoy, the Martial Law Administrator Lt. Please support us by taking a moment to turn off Adblock on Dawn. Even though the funds disbursed by him may not be auditable in ordinary circumstances, it would have been appropriate and advisable for him to supply such information as was possible for him to do in the circumstances once the question of the disposal of these funds had arisen on the basis of information supplied to the Commission by officers who heard of these transactions in East Pakistan and later in the prisoners reort war camps.


According to Major S. Arguing in the same vein, another indicted veteran, Major-General Ghulam Repogt, said the HRC report was prepared by a bunch of “non-technical people”.

This is simply criminal. Jamshed Khan, was also reported to have been involved in the misappropriation of currency. Retrieved 25 August We consider that it is highly fanciful to regard this note as being in the nature of a solemn declaration of Maj. While we have not specially condemned the performance of senior Officers other than Lt.

Updated December 30, Pressure on the press A government-controlled body to run the affairs of newspapers is not in sync with the modern concepts of rule. The rebels while retreating carried out reprisals against non-Bengalis. We also find that even if the extra battalions had been sent the position would not have materially improved as there was no clear plan for their deployment.

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 rahmaan end ofof half rport Jinnah’s Pakistan— end of story. Unfortunately, however, the practice appears to have persisted even when it became possible to make proper logistic arrangements.

Having heard the views of a large number of witnesses drawn from all sections of society, professions and services, the Commission feels that there is consensus on the imperative need to book these senior army commanders who have brought disgrace and defeat to Pakistan by their professional incompetence, culpable negligence and wilful commiasion in the performance of their duties, and physical and moral cowardice in abandoning the fight when they had the capability and resources to resist the enemy.

Jehanzeb Arbab, former Commander 57 Brigade. While rdport Corps Commander is merely a Commander of a number of divisions placed under his command, a Theatre Commander is not merely in command of all the forces in the area, including the Naval and the Air Forces. Bashir Ahmad Khan Witness No.

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This is a serious matter and calls for notice. At the latter fortress even the sick and the wounded were left behind. We have then examined the events occurring between the 1st and the 25th of March,when the Awami League had seized power from the Government of General Yahya Khan, necessitating resort to the military action of the 25th of March, According to the Commission General Mustafa’s offensive plan aimed at the capture of the Indian position of Ramgarh in the Rajasthan area Western Front was militarily unsound and haphazardly planned, and its execution resulted in severe loss of vehicles and equipment in the desert.


There is also evidence that Lt. Under his sponsorship and with haoodur institutions such as Sharia Court and Idealogy Commissiin of Pakistan were set that do nothing for state or citizens and burn much needed resources.

These protestations of innocence haven’t gone down too well.

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The attitude of the Army authorities towards the Hindu minority also resulted in large-scale exodus to India. He does not appear to be fit for further retention in service. Ijaz Ahmad Witness No.

He asked us how many Hindus we had killed. Baqir Siddiqui, former COS, Eastern Command, Dacca i That as Chief of Staff, Eastern Command, he was guilty of wilful neglect in failing to advise the CommanderEastern Commander, on sound 57 professional lines in commidsion to the matters mentioned in charges i to ix framed against Lt.

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Ijaz Ahmad Witness No. The evidence clearly discloses that none of the fortresses were manned nor did they have protective defences capable of withstanding enemy attacks supported by armour. Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, on the 26th December, to enquire into the circumstances in which the Commander, Eastern Command surrendered and the members of the armed forces of Pakistan under his command laid down their arms and a cease-fire was ordered along the borders of West Pakistan and India and along the cease-fire line in the State of Jammu and Kashmir.

When the army moved to clear the rural areas and small towns, it moved in a ruthless manner, destroying, burning and killing. We then propose to deal with the subject of discipline of the armed forces in East Pakistan which would include the questions of alleged military atrocities in East Pakistan. Hannan Abu Sayeed Chowdhury.