Category Archives: LIBERATION – 1971 BIRTH OF A NATION

A YEAR OF VIGOUR, COURAGE, GALLANTRY, LEADERSHIP & SACRIFICE

THE WORLD’S FIERCEST FEMALE LEADERS

THE WORLD’S FIERCEST FEMALE LEADERS Fortune has released its annual list of the World’s Greatest Leaders. This year, the list is record-breaking and stands out for a very special reason- nearly 50% of the spots (23 in total!) were awarded to … Continue reading

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SOUTH ASIAN REGION MISSES BANGABANDHU’S LEADERSHIP, SPEAKERS IN NEW DELHI

SOUTH ASIAN REGION MISSES BANGABANDHU’S LEADERSHIP, SPEAKERS IN NEW DELHI Sun Online Desk     16th August, 2016   Recalling their personal memories during the 1971 War and the post-war reconstruction period, speakers at a discussion in New Delhi on Monday … Continue reading

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WHO KILLED SHEIKH MUJIB?

WHO KILLED SHEIKH MUJIB? ABDUL MANNAN The month of August is a month of mourning for the people of Bangladesh, especially for those who believe in a secular, democratic ideals and the spirit of our Liberation War. On 15th. of … Continue reading

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ISLAM, A SECULAR RELIGION

ISLAM, A SECULAR RELIGION ANIS CHOWDHURY The title of this piece should raise eyebrows. How could Islam be secular? Religion and secularism are generally thought to be contradictory to each other. More so with Islam, a religion which, in recent … Continue reading

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AN ATTACK ON VIBRANT BANGLADESH

AN ATTACK ON VIBRANT BANGLADESH ASIF KABIR Awami League government’s efforts to counter terrorism are appreciated even by its critics. After much scrutiny it can be confirmed that a majority of the assailants, who participated in the July 1 attack … Continue reading

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WHY ISIS PERSISTS

WHY ISIS PERSISTS JEFFREY D. SACHS NEW YORK – Deadly terrorist attacks in Istanbul, Dhaka, and Baghdad demonstrate the murderous reach of the Islamic State (ISIS) in Europe, North Africa, the Middle East, and parts of Asia. The longer ISIS … Continue reading

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HENRY KISSINGER MEMOIRS: AGONY OF THE BANGLADESH WAR

HENRY KISSINGER MEMOIRS: AGONY OF THE BANGLADESH WAR The third installment of Henry Kissinger’s memoirs, The White House Years, is perhaps the most revealing about USA involvement in the 1971 Indo-Pakistan war. Starting with the outbreak of the war, Kissinger … Continue reading

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KISSINGER’S VISIT TO BANGLADESH WAS OMINOUS

KISSINGER’S VISIT TO BANGLADESH WAS OMINOUS Before the brutal murder of Bangabandhu on August 15, 1975 the visit of the US secretary of state, Henry Kissinger, was quite significant. On October 30, 1974 Kissinger made a 19-hour stopover in Bangladesh. … Continue reading

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DOWN MEMORY LANE: THE DEVILS OF 1971

DOWN MEMORY LANE: THE DEVILS OF 1971 ANWAR A KHAN As the top appeals court upheld the death sentence of the linchpin of killings of intellectuals during the Liberation War, Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mujahid, the wait for the copy of … Continue reading

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THE LAND OF THE PURE?

THE LAND OF THE PURE?  SM SHAHRUKH Pakistan is anything but Pure.. On Wikipedia, it says: “The Islamic Republic of Pakistan is a sovereign country … with a population exceeding 180 million people. Located at the crossroads of the strategically … Continue reading

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A YEAR OF TROUBLES – LOOKING BACK AT 2001 BNP/ JAMAATS FIRST YEAR IN POWER

REFRESHING OUR MEMORY A YEAR OF TROUBLES HAROON HABIB One year on, the ruling Bangladesh Nationalist Party finds itself in the midst of growing criticism and resentment over the manner in which it has handled issues on several fronts. THE … Continue reading

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PAKISTAN AND BNP-JAMAAT – THE CONNECTION

PAKISTAN AND BNP-JAMAAT – THE CONNECTION Nadeem Qadir The recent report on a Pakistani diplomat quickly leaving Dhaka after being caught by intelligence for having links with Jamaat_e-Islami, Hizbut tahir and Ansarullah Bangladesh has only confirmed how Islamabad is involved … Continue reading

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PROCLAMATION OF BANGLADESH INDEPENDENCE: IMPLICATIONS FOR INTERNATIONAL LAW

PROCLAMATION OF BANGLADESH INDEPENDENCE: IMPLICATIONS FOR INTERNATIONAL LAW SM MASUM BILLAH  On 10 April 1971, the Mujibnagar government (Bangladesh government-in-exile during 1971 liberation war) adopted the Proclamation of Bangladesh Independence. The people of Bangladesh wanted to become the master of … Continue reading

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MUJIBNAGAR,OUR GOVERNMENT, OUR HISTORY

MUJIBNAGAR,OUR GOVERNMENT, OUR HISTORY SYED BADRUL AHSAN The emergence of the provisional Bangladesh government in Mujibnagar, forty five years ago on April 17, 1971, was a seminal moment for the Bengali nation. In Meherpur of Chuadanga, the senior leaders of … Continue reading

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THE CALL FOR FREEDOM

THE CALL FOR FREEDOM Nurul Islam Anu Milestones in history are sometimes created without design; they are hardly the product of any deliberate engineering. And yet these incidents have expressed momentous truth, inspired the human mind to achieve the miracle … Continue reading

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LET JOY BANGLA SOUND FROM THE ROOFTOPS AGAIN

LET JOY BANGLA SOUND FROM THE ROOFTOPS AGAIN SYED BADRUL AHSAN It is the month of March again. And these are thoughts that well up from somewhere deep in my soul. They rise, they gather in the core of the … Continue reading

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7 MARCH, 1971 BANGABANDHU SOUNDS CALL TO LIBERTY

ON THIS DAY: 7 MARCH, 1971 BANGABANDHU SOUNDS CALL TO LIBERTY It was a day of decision. On 7 March in 1971, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman led the Bengali nation across the political Rubicon. At a time when the nation … Continue reading

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FROM HISTORY’S GOLDEN CHAPTER

FROM HISTORY’S GOLDEN CHAPTER Shakhawat Liton It was a shivering cold morning on January 10, 1972. Braving the chill, thousands lined the eight-mile route from Delhi’s Parade Ground to Rashtrapati Bhaban. They cheered Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman as the motorcade … Continue reading

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NO TURNING BACK

NO TURNING BACK Enayetullah Khan The concept of the good war may sound oxymoronic to some across the political spectrum, the kind of term peddled by some slick operative of the war industry of the West, or one of its … Continue reading

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LET THE SPIRIT OF VICTORY DAY SHOW US THE WAY FORWARD

LET THE SPIRIT OF VICTORY DAY SHOW US THE WAY FORWARD Photo- Dhaka Tribune Forty-four years ago, on this day, Bangladesh won its independence after great struggle and bloodshed. Today, we not only celebrate our freedom as a nation, but … Continue reading

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