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EDITOR'S NOTE

Bangladesh stands at forty-four today and it is a time for celebration. It is a day that brings us much joy but also fills

THE UN'S SILENCE

Despite history's numerous precedents, the word “genocide” did not exist until legal scholar Raphael Lemkin, a

Looking back into the mirror

In the apocalyptic days of early December of 1971, when Dhaka was a beleaguered city, there were very few shops

December 16, 2015
December 16, 2015

On a foggy Narsingdi road

NARSINGDI had its share of battles during the long nine months of the Liberation War. Many fighters of the Mukti Bahini were lodged in the deep forests and villages on the two sides of the 30 km...

December 16, 2015
December 16, 2015

Remembering Shaheed Captain Aftab Qader Bir Uttam

Since 26 March 1971, Pakistan Army units were conducting extensive operations against Mukti Bahini positions all

December 16, 2015
December 16, 2015

Victory on the diplomatic front

Forty-four years have elapsed and it still perplexes me as to what led the Pakistan Army to unleash their dogs of war

December 16, 2015
December 16, 2015

A tale of torture, rape and dehumanisation

The town hall building of Rangpur town was constructed in 1913 by the British as a government office building,

December 16, 2015
December 16, 2015

The burden of remembrance

When history is malleable, when it can be made to fit whatever version we want it to, then the cynical definition of

December 16, 2015
December 16, 2015

Looking back into the mirror

In the apocalyptic days of early December of 1971, when Dhaka was a beleaguered city, there were very few shops

December 16, 2015
December 16, 2015

THE UN'S SILENCE

Despite history's numerous precedents, the word “genocide” did not exist until legal scholar Raphael Lemkin, a

December 16, 2015
December 16, 2015

EDITOR'S NOTE

Bangladesh stands at forty-four today and it is a time for celebration. It is a day that brings us much joy but also fills

December 16, 2015
December 16, 2015

A HISTORY WRITTEN IN BLOOD

On March 25, 1971, more than 18,000 Pakistani soldiers aided by 75 tanks, jet fighters, combat helicopters and around 5,000

December 16, 2015
December 16, 2015

Indira Gandhi: Mujib Must Be Freed

In the first exclusive interview she has given since the Indo-Pakistan war began, Mrs. Gandhi told me yesterday that she has no doubt