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Mojaheed to walk the gallows for the killing of intellectuals in ‘71

July 21, 2015
Rupak Bhattacharjee
Mojaheed to walk the gallows for the killing of intellectuals in ‘71

The ongoing war crimes trials have occupied considerable space of Bangladesh’s political discourse for obvious reasons. Unlike other South Asian nations, Bangladesh was born through a bloody Liberation War fought over a period of nine months. In 1971, South Asia witnessed the worst human suffering and state-sponsored violence in the post-colonial era.
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Syed Ashraf falls, as Tajuddin Ahmad fell

July 14, 2015
Syed Badrul Ahsan
Syed Ashraf falls, as Tajuddin Ahmad fell

One more child of Liberation has fallen. Syed Ashraful Islam’s fall from grace is not something to be happy about. One of the few decent men in Bangladesh’s politics today and certainly incorruptible, he leaves government under a cloud that ought not to have been there. His detractors have over the years spread canard about...
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Down memory lane: The devils of 1971

June 16, 2015
Anwar A. Khan
Down memory lane: The devils of 1971

The Bangladesh flag is a symbol of what Bangladeshis treasure; it represents the values we cherish beyond measure. Our flag flies high for freedom, bravery, the courage to fight, and sacrifice of one’s life for a just cause. The Bangladesh flag is an icon representing the Bangladeshi way.
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