Daily Archives: December 14, 2013

THE DAY, THE KILLERS, THE TRIBUNAL

THE DAY, THE KILLERS, THE TRIBUNAL As the war for independence neared its end, a final attempt to eliminate the members of then known as East Pakistan’s intelligentsia was executed by the Pakistani military junta. Mostly planned between 12 and … Continue reading

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MIGHT OF THEIR PENS SCARED AL-BADR

MIGHT OF THEIR PENS SCARED AL-BADR  The martyred journalists, physicians and academics who had been killed by the active participation of fugitive al-Badr leaders Chowdhury Mueen Uddin and Ashrafuzzaman Khan    Photo- Dhaka Tribune Muktasree Chakma Sathi The martyred journalists … Continue reading

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DHAKA’S KILLING FIELDS: WHERE THERE BODIES WERE DUMPED

DHAKA’S KILLING FIELDS: WHERE THERE BODIES WERE DUMPED Following information from different sources, mertyered families had rushed to all the spots where bodies of the martyred intellectuals and other people were dumped   Photo- Wikimedia Syed Samiul Basher Anik A three … Continue reading

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THE LONG WALK TO JUSTICE

THE LONG WALK TO JUSTICE Mofidul Hoque Every year the nation observes the Martyred Intellectual Day with deep pain and heartfelt cry for justice. For many long decades it was a call in the wilderness, but the people, the members … Continue reading

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THE COMMITMENT OF THE MARTYRED INTELLECTUALS

THE COMMITMENT OF THE MARTYRED INTELLECTUALS Serajul Islam Choudhury The Martyred intellectuals of 1971 had their differences from one another, but they had one thing in common and that was why they were killed. This was their patriotism. Patriotism is … Continue reading

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REMEMBERING OUR MARTYRED INTELLECTUALS

REMEMBERING OUR MARTYRED INTELLECTUALS Tribune Editorial If we are to truly move forward and develop into the democracy we have dreamt of, we need to take our intellectuals’ ideals and teachings to heart, and practice them diligently Today marks Martyred … Continue reading

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MOMENA SEALS MOLLA’S FATE

MOMENA SEALS MOLLA’S FATE Sumon Mahbub They banged her two-year-old brother against the floor until he died, her two sisters were slaughtered, another was raped, and her pregnant mother was shot dead. She lay hidden beneath a cot, transfixed, numb … Continue reading

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JUSTICE AFTER FORTY-TWO YEARS

JUSTICE AFTER FORTY-TWO YEARS Genocide perpetrators answer to history THE wheels of justice have turned full circle. One of the cohorts of the Pakistan occupation army, a collaborator in their crimes and nine-months of brutality in Bangladesh in 1971, and … Continue reading

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FIRST OF THE WAR CRIMINALS HANGED

FIRST OF THE WAR CRIMINALS HANGED    Julfikar Ali Manik Butcher of Mirpur receives final justice after dramatic last 48 hours of twists and turns Ending all speculations after an eleventh hour drama of halting preparation of execution on Tuesday … Continue reading

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JUSTICE DELIVERED

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ইতিহাসের একটি কলঙ্ক মোচন…… কসাই কাদের মোল্লার ফাঁসি…..

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JUSTICE TRIUMPHS, FREEDOM WINS

JUSTICE TRIUMPHS, FREEDOM WINS Syed Badrul Ahsan An execution is no cause for cheer, but a reason for reflection. And when a war criminal, convicted and sentenced through due process, takes those final steps of life to the gallows, the … Continue reading

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শেখ হাসিনা ছাড়া আর কেউ দেখাতে পারতেন বলে আমার মনে হয় না।

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ইতিহাসের একটি কলঙ্ক মোচন……

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TRUE MEANING OF INDEPENDENCE

TRUE MEANING OF INDEPENDENCE Naaz Fahmida This was cinematic excellence — in reality. As a dramatic turn of events led to war criminal Quader Molla’s scheduled death sentence to be postponed from one minute past midnight 11th of December 2013 to … Continue reading

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মুক্তিযুদ্ধে গোপন তৎপরতা (১): বুদ্ধিজীবী হত্যায় মার্কিন দায়

মুক্তিযুদ্ধে গোপন তৎপরতা (১): বুদ্ধিজীবী হত্যায় মার্কিন দায় অমি রহমান পিয়াল ভূমিকা: গোপন তৎপরতার আদ্যোপান্তই ‘গোপনীয়’ সিলগালায় মোড়কবন্দী থাকে। এটাই নিয়ম। মাঝেমাঝে ফিসফাস কিংবা প্রতিদ্বন্দ্বীদের কাছ থেকে কিছু তথ্য বেরোয় বটে, কিন্তু তা দিয়ে এসব তৎপরতায় কাউকে দায়ী করা খুব … Continue reading

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জয় বাংলা

জয় বাংলা ডা. নুজহাত চৌধুরী সবিনয় অনুরোধ করি, প্রথমেই ধরে নেবেন না আমি দলীয় শ্লোগান দিচ্ছি। না, তা নয়। এ আমার হৃদয়-নিঃসৃত বর্ণমালা। জাতির এ মাহেন্দ্রক্ষণে ‘জয় বাংলা’-ই আমার গর্বিত উচ্চারণ। কেন তাই বলছি। কাদের মোল্লার ফাঁসি কার্যকর হবার পর … Continue reading

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SUBTLE PRIDE

SUBTLE PRIDE For as long back as I can remember, we, the people of Bangladesh, have suffered from what can only be termed an inferiority complex. From the very inception of our nation, we were branded as a bottomless basket … Continue reading

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EXPIATING OUR ORIGINAL SIN

EXPIATING OUR ORIGINAL SIN Tribune Editorial Can a nation in which war criminals can hold their heads up high, arrogant and unbowed, ever move forward and face the future with confidence and assurance? Our failure to bring to justice those … Continue reading

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ধন্যবাদ মাননীয় প্রধানমন্ত্রী, শ্রদ্ধেয় নেত্রী শেখ হাসিনা।

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