Historical

Victory day tribute: The legend of Jagatjyoti

It was sometime in mid-August of 1971. ...

A walk through the Liberation War Museum

Visitors now can learn about the glorious Liberation War of 1971 at much wider spectrum as the Liberation War Museum has been shifted from its old building at Shegunbagicha to its new premises in...

Killing fields of 1971: Our grief, our strength

Around 3,000,000 people were brutally killed by the then West Pakistan forces during the nine months of Liberation War in1971, their bodies were dumped and buried in hundreds of mass graves and...

December 14, 2017
December 14, 2017

A walk through the Liberation War Museum

Visitors now can learn about the glorious Liberation War of 1971 at much wider spectrum as the Liberation War Museum has been shifted from its old building at Shegunbagicha to its new premises in...

December 16, 2016
December 16, 2016

Most mass graves in 3 southern districts still unmarked

Eighty-five percent mass killing grounds in three southern districts of Bangladesh are yet to be marked and conserved even 45 years after the victory of Liberation War.

December 16, 2016
December 16, 2016

Alamdanga killing field could have more to say

The Pakistan army's killing field in Alamdanga of Chuadanga could be holding further proof of the brutality of the anti-liberation forces.

December 15, 2016
December 15, 2016

Gaibandha mass grave now a barren ground

Shoddy fencing and a few worn out signboards are the only things that separate a piece of land in Gaibandha’s Fulchari – where over 4,000 people were slain by the Pakistan forces in 1971.

December 15, 2016
December 15, 2016

Killing fields of 1971: Our grief, our strength

Around 3,000,000 people were brutally killed by the then West Pakistan forces during the nine months of Liberation War in1971, their bodies were dumped and buried in hundreds of mass graves and...

December 13, 2016
December 13, 2016

Mass grave in utter neglect

Golahat mass grave near Saidpur railway station in the district bearing the horrifying memory of the massacre of 437 Marwaris by

December 13, 2016
December 13, 2016

Secret operation of a young surgeon

He always kept his duties well above everything. Even when his mother and newly married wife were undergoing treatment at a hospital the day after the Pakistan army crackdown on March 25, 1971, Dr...

December 12, 2016
December 12, 2016

The making of 'Blockade'

July, 1971. An uneven war was on for about four months.

December 11, 2016
December 11, 2016

War history e-archived

Mohammad Sajjadur Rahman, a doctoral student at the Centre for Holocaust and Genocide Studies of Clark University in the US, has research interests in the role of paramilitary groups during the...

March 26, 2016
March 26, 2016

A friend in need

He was here only for his job. When the Liberation War broke out, he could have slipped out of the country to safety. ...