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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.

In this episode, Maleka Khan shared how and what she saw in the torture cell of Nakhal Para MP Hostel after the war end. She also tells how she was involved with women’s rehabilitation and started working with renowned poet Begum Sufia Kamal.

Watch out for more of her upcoming interviews where she sheds light on how she dealt with the rape victims after the war as a director of Bangladesh Central Women’s Rehabilitation Centre.

Also WATCH: Part I

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Freedom in the air is a non-profit project aimed at building a rich repository for all sorts of contents on Bangladesh's Liberation War of 1971. Besides producing exclusive video interviews of war heroes and experts and a turn-by-turn daily interactive calendar of 1971, The Daily Star Online gathered very rare declassified diplomatic cables, the sensational Hamoodur Rahman Commission Report that proved genocide by Pakistan army, significant collection of rarely seen photographs and international newspaper reports. There is an exceptional collection of TV reports, video footages and documentaries which The Daily Star does not own but using with courtesy of the original owners and those who uploaded.