Category Archives: Martyrs & Sacrifices

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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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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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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REFRESHING OUR MEMORY

REFRESHING OUR MEMORY IN ANY CIVILIZED COUNTRY DISTORTION OF HISTORY LIKE IN BANGLADESH WOULD CAUSE MASSIVE UPRISE TO DETHRONE A GOVERNMENT !!! TOUFIQUE CHOUDHURY In Bangladesh, most of the people don’t appear to possess any sense of fair judgment. Because, … Continue reading

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KHALEDA FOLLOWS ZIA’S FOOTSTEPS IN LOVING JAMAAT

KHALEDA FOLLOWS ZIA’S FOOTSTEPS IN LOVING JAMAAT Shakhawat Liton Is Khaleda Zia doing politics against the philosophy and ideals of BNP founder General Ziaur Rahman by forging and maintaining electoral alliance with anti-liberation and fundamentalist force Jamaat-e-Islami? To find the … Continue reading

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A SAGA OF DISGRACE

A SAGA OF DISGRACE Shakhawat Liton and Pankaj Karmakar The International Crimes Tribunal-1 deserves kudos for strongly denouncing the appointment of anti-liberation leader Motiur Rahman Nizami as a minister by the then BNP-led government in 2001. The appointment was a … Continue reading

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STRATEGY AND TACTICS OF THE LIBERATION WAR

STRATEGY AND TACTICS OF THE LIBERATION WAR Air Vice Marshal (Retd.) A. K. Khandker Here we publish an excerpt from Air Vice Marshal ( Retd.) A. K. Khandker’s speech on the strategy and tactics of the Liberation War. Mr. Khandker … Continue reading

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THE SORDID HISTORY OF COLLABORATIONIST BENGALIS: 1971 AND AFTER

THE SORDID HISTORY OF COLLABORATIONIST BENGALIS: 1971 AND AFTER SYED BADRUL AHSAN It is time to return to history again, now that the wheels of justice have begun to roll. The trial and execution of Abdul Kader Mollah and Mohammad … Continue reading

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LONG WAIT FOR JUSTICE PARTLY FULFILLED AFTER HANGING KAMARUZZAMAN

LONG WAIT FOR JUSTICE PARTLY FULFILLED AFTER HANGING KAMARUZZAMAN SYED MEHDI MOMIN Ideally a person’s death, however barbaric and despicable that person may be, should not be a time for rejoicing. We are not celebrating Kamaruzzam’s death– the second person … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH’S GOOD FIGHT AGAINST ISLAMISM

BANGLADESH’S GOOD FIGHT AGAINST ISLAMISM Showing the pluck to take on a movement that would drag the country toward economic stagnation and widespread violence. SADANAND DHUME Bangladesh this month executed Muhammad Kamaruzzaman, a senior leader of the Islamist Jamaat-e-Islami party, … Continue reading

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THE LOST HISTORY OF ONE OF OUR LOWEST MOMENTS

THE LOST HISTORY OF ONE OF OUR LOWEST MOMENTS SUNIL KHILNANI Among the many bizarre White House conversations between President Richard Nixon and his national security adviser Henry Kissinger that Gary Bass cites in his devastating account of America’s role … Continue reading

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A DISTORTED VIEW OF HISTORY

A DISTORTED VIEW OF HISTORY Farid Hossain Bangladesh Nationalist Party has remained incorrigible in its distortion of the history of the country’s liberation war. In her latest speech to a group of freedom fighters loyal to her party BNP leader … Continue reading

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WHEN THE TIGER OF PAKISTAN WAS HUMBLED BY SURRENDER

WHEN THE TIGER OF PAKISTAN WAS HUMBLED BY SURRENDER   ******************************************** VICTORY DAY 1971

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SURRENDER AT RAMNA RACECOURSE : BREAK OF A NEW DAWN AFTER ENDLESS NIGHTMARES

SURRENDER AT RAMNA RACECOURSE : BREAK OF A NEW DAWN AFTER ENDLESS NIGHTMARES ZIAUDDIN CHOUDHURY relives the first day of a free Bangladesh. In April of 1971, exactly two weeks after the mayhem in Dhaka launched by the Pakistan Junta … Continue reading

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BENGALI’S FORM CABINET AS THE BLOODSHED CONTINUES

BENGALI’S FORM CABINET AS THE BLOODSHED CONTINUES Sydney H. Schanberg AGARTALA, India. April 13 – Although large numbers of East Pakistani secessionist leaders have been reported killed, and with wholesale bloodshed continuing, several members of the movement’s high command are … Continue reading

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THE MASS MURDERER AT THE HEART OF BRITAIN’S ISLAMIST ESTABLISHMENT

THE MASS MURDERER AT THE HEART OF BRITAIN’S ISLAMIST ESTABLISHMENT LUCY LIPS In 1971, Chowdhury Mueen-Uddin abducted, tortured and murdered a number of Bangladeshi intellectuals and patriots, who were seeking self-determination and independence for Bangladesh. As readers of Harry’s Place … Continue reading

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MUEENUDDIN, AIDE ‘ABDUCTED SELINA PARVIN’

MUEENUDDIN, AIDE ‘ABDUCTED SELINA PARVIN’ Star Online Report Son testifies at tribunal… Martyred journalist Selina Parvin’s son Sunday testified that alleged Al-Badr leader Chowdhury Mueen Uddin and his associates had abducted her mother from their residence on December 13, 1971. … Continue reading

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A MAN OF PEACE

A MAN OF PEACE Tanvir Haider Chaudhury Mueen Uddin has stated in an interview last year that he can’t be hanged. He has said this: ‘Those who tried me may get to hang, but they can’t hang me.’ Now that … Continue reading

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JUSTICE : IS IT ONLY TO CLOSE WOUNDS OR MORE ?

JUSTICE : IS IT ONLY TO CLOSE WOUNDS OR MORE ? Tamanna Khan In November 3, when the apex court of the country upheld the death penalty of war criminal Muhammad Kamaruzzaman, his son Hasan Iqbal told reporters that his … Continue reading

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MOURNING THE MARTYRED INTELLECTUALS

MOURNING THE MARTYRED INTELLECTUALS Rebecca Haque Mourn a cold, dark, bloody day in distant December. Dawn, dusk, dew, and nightfall. Silent death squads knocking at the door, targeting noble names on the assassin’s hit-list. Lament the loss. Weep the tears. … Continue reading

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