Posts Tagged ‘ Sheikh Mujibur Rahman ’

A brief look into history

February 6, 2014
Naaz Fahmida
A brief look into history

The afternoon of 18th December 2013, when ‚ÄúGanajagaran Mancha‚ÄĚ was marching towards the Pakistan High Commission in Bangladesh
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Posted in History, Politics | 6 Comments »

Zohra Tajuddin: One of the last veterans of old AL passes away

December 21, 2013
Afsan Chowdhury
Zohra Tajuddin: One of the last veterans of old AL passes away

She died almost invisibly fading away at a time when so many other news items crowded the scene. Even national media always up for news found little to say about the self effacing politician
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Posted in 1971, AL/BNP/Jamaat, Politics | 13 Comments »

The great achievements of a moderate and modest man

March 20, 2013
Afsan Chowdhury
The great achievements of a moderate and modest man

Bangladesh President Zillur Rahman passed away today bringing the possible end of the last of the fellow travellers of Sheikh Mujibur Rhman who had walked together all his and their political life.
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Posted in Politics | 26 Comments »

The scars of war, victory and justice

December 16, 2012
Bina D'Costa
The scars of war, victory and justice

Ever since the International Crimes Tribunal (ICT) began its work, opponents of the mechanism have emphasised that the first government of the state pardoned the alleged war criminals
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Posted in 1971, War Crimes Trial | 8 Comments »

And death for his ambition

August 14, 2012
Ahmed Shafee
And death for his ambition

On a picoscale I am part of history. I was the first person to voluntarily visit Dhanmondi Road No 32 on15th August 1975. During the General Elections of 1954, the United Front made a clean sweep in East Pakistan, conceding the ruling Muslim League only 10 seats.
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