Historical

Blood, sweat, tears

“…Then after dark, a tentative ‘Joy Bangla’ in the back streets. Older men came out and persuaded the lads back into their homes; ‘there is still a curfew’. Then a more determined ‘Joy Bangla’. The...

Perfect cover for freedom fighters

The tin shack was almost hidden behind a bush. A thick canopy of mango and coconut trees kept it under a blissful shade. Behind its backyard was a wide canal that separated it from the rest of the...

Arms for freedom

It was truly a fight between David and Goliath in 1971. The Mukti Bahini fighters fought the war armed with a collection of old and worn out weapons against the mighty Pakistan army, supposedly one...

Guerrilla Commander Bachchu Part 1

Guerrilla Commander Nasiruddin Yusuf Bachchu gives an account of the last battles of freedom fighters who were under his command against the Pakistani army just days before December 16 in 1971.

Guerrilla Commander Bachchu Part 2

Guerrilla Commander Nasiruddin Yusuf Bachchu gives an account of the last battles of freedom fighters who were under his command against the Pakistani army just days before December 16 in 1971.

Interview: War crimes researcher Shahriar

Writer, historian and war crimes researcher Shahriar Kabir talks about...

December 16, 2019
December 16, 2019

Blood, sweat, tears

“…Then after dark, a tentative ‘Joy Bangla’ in the back streets. Older men came out and persuaded the lads back into their homes; ‘there is still a curfew’. Then a more determined ‘Joy Bangla’. The...

December 15, 2019
December 15, 2019

Perfect cover for freedom fighters

The tin shack was almost hidden behind a bush. A thick canopy of mango and coconut trees kept it under a blissful shade. Behind its backyard was a wide canal that separated it from the rest of the...

December 29, 2017
December 29, 2017

Arms for freedom

It was truly a fight between David and Goliath in 1971. The Mukti Bahini fighters fought the war armed with a collection of old and worn out weapons against the mighty Pakistan army, supposedly one...

December 19, 2016
December 19, 2016

Interview: Freedom fighter Ahamed Ali

Ahamed Ali, retired assistant director of BTCL and a freedom fighter who fought in Sector 8 under Major General Muhammad Abul Manzoor, tells his stories of training and war days during the...

December 17, 2016
December 17, 2016

Maleka Khan’s tale of 1971 (Part-2)

Maleka Khan, the former organising secretary of Bangladesh Girl Guides Association, tells her experience of the 1971 Liberation War.

December 15, 2016
December 15, 2016

Commander SMA Karim of Tangail

In 1971 Liberation War, freedom fighter SMA Karim fought in Sector 11. He joined the liberation movement from 1968 as Chhatra League worker.

December 15, 2016
December 15, 2016

Tale of 1971 Indian war veterans

A delegation of 28 Indian War Veterans and four serving officers arrived Dhaka on a five day visit on December 14, 2016. In this video they shared their stories of those days.

December 14, 2016
December 14, 2016

Maleka Khan’s tale of 1971 (Part-1)

When the Liberation War began in March 1971, former organising secretary of Bangladesh Girl Guides Association Maleka Khan like many others also faced the atrocities of war and made it to safety by...

December 16, 2015
December 16, 2015

Reminiscing Freedom in the Air

Kamal Lohani, the eminent journalist reminisces the Victory Day on December 16, 1971...

December 3, 2014
December 3, 2014

Interview: Sector Commander Shafiullah

Major General (retd) KM Shafiullah, who was the Second in Command of Second East Bengal Regiment that revolted on the night of March 25, 1971, talks about the contribution of the armed forces to...