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  • Muhammad Nurul Huda

    The writer is a columnist of The Daily Star.

  • 71 years of Awami League

    The Awami League celebrates its 71st birth anniversary on June 23, 2020. Looking back, any ardent student of history would come face to face with the fact that the divisions that were to characterise the differing interests of the educated Muslims in the then East Bengal, began to manifest themselves in the penultimate years of British rule in India.
  • Police brutality: Understanding American policing

    Police brutality is no strange phenomenon to the American criminal law enforcement scenario. However, the happenings since George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis last month have demonstrated unusually deep anger and anguish, and protests continue.
  • A look back at the historic Six Point Movement

    On June 7, 1966, in the then East Pakistan, a special protest day was observed in support of the Six Point Movement. The government of General Ayub Khan moved to suppress it with force. Huge demonstrations were fired upon by police claiming a number of lives. Large scale arrests followed. It is time once again to gratefully recall those intrepid Bangali nationalists whose sacrifices expedited our defiant march to full independence a few years later.
  • Was the Partition of 1947 inevitable?

    On this day in 1947, the partition plan of the Indian subcontinent was made public and independence came on 14-15 August of that year.
  • Bangabandhu’s galvanising speech of March 7

    It is now an admitted fact that in the treasury of the world’s great speeches, the historic March 7 speech of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman occupies a special place of honour and prominence.
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