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FOOTAGES OF 1971 LIBERATION WAR

BBC's Michael Clayton reports on March crackdown

NBC News on March 29, 1971 reports quoting sources in India that West Pakistan is continuing to bomb parts of East Pakistan (now Bangladesh). The attacking West Pakistanis claim that the situation here is under their control. Video footage recorded by BBC newsman Michael Clayton before he was expelled from East Pakistan along with other western journalists shows West Pakistani military crackdown on virtually unarmed people of Dhaka city. 

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ABOUT FREEDOM IN THE AIR

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.