Daily Archives: November 29, 2012

Ending the Legacy of Murder

Ending the Legacy of Murder Former prime minister Sheikh Hasina was the target of the August 2 grenade attacks on an Awami League rally in 2004. Our political history is riddled with tales of conspiracy and murder. Most unfortunate, however, … Continue reading

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Case Study: Genocide in Bangladesh, 1971

Case Study: Genocide in Bangladesh, 1971 Summary The mass killings in Bangladesh (then East Pakistan) in 1971 vie with the annihilation of the Soviet POWs, the holocaust against the Jews, and the genocide in Rwanda as the most concentrated act of genocide in the twentieth … Continue reading

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Bangladesh seeks apology for 1971 war crimes

Bangladesh seeks apology for 1971 war crimes DHAKA: Bangladesh’s foreign minister on Friday asked his Pakistani counterpart to apologise for war crimes allegedly committed by the army during Bangladesh’s bloody liberation struggle in 1971, a Bangladeshi ministry official said. “The … Continue reading

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The Original Sin

– THE ORIGINAL SIN – By Ahmed Hussain The government must form a commission to probe into the war crimes of 1971 During Bangladesh’s liberation war three million people died, one-third of the country’s population was displaced, 200,000 women were … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH BEGINS TRIAL OF ISLAMIST FOR WAR CRIMES

BANGLADESH BEGINS TRIAL OF ISLAMIST FOR WAR CRIMES By  Saleem Samad After 40 years Bangladesh has began trial of war crimes suspects on Monday, mostly Islamist leaders who acted as henchmen of Pakistan army during the bloody war of independence … Continue reading

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The Two Faces of Maududi

THE TWO FACES OF MAUDUDI By FAISAL  Here is a piece of text uncovered (here and here) by Yassir Latif Hamdani which exposes the duality of Jamaat-e-Islam through the words of its founder, Abul Ala Maududi. After years of sabotaging the creation of Pakistan, denouncing Ali Jinnah as a … Continue reading

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Jamaat-e-Islam’s “Bangladesh in Crisis” Rally

Jamaat-e-Islam’s “Bangladesh in Crisis” Rally By Ashik Last night I went along to a political rally organised by the Bangladesh Crisis Group which is an offshoot of the British Jamaat-e-Islam front, Islamic Forum Europe. I arrived at the Water Lily Centre which was the … Continue reading

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The British Muslim Establishment’s Very Own Mass Murderer

The British Muslim Establishment’s Very Own Mass Murderer The Impunity of Chowdhury Mueen-Uddin By AVICENNA This weekend, the Daily Mail launched an editorial on the extradition order for Chowdhury Mueen-Uddin. In 1971, Chowdhury Mueen-Uddin, whilst as  a leader and organiser of the “Al … Continue reading

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Your Ignorance is There Power

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Hasina calls for end to Palestine occupation

SHEIKH HASINA CALLS FOR END TO PALESTINE OCCUPATION Dhaka, Nov 28 (bdnews24.com)—Bangladesh on Wednesday called for an immediate end to occupation of Palestine, persecution of the Palestinians and killing of innocent civilians.  Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in a message on … Continue reading

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