1971 Bangladesh Liberation War

The legacy of blood

Henry Kissinger is infamous in Bangladesh for allegedly terming the newly-independent country a “bottomless basket”, but this statement appears to be the least of his crimes against the people of...

April 24, 2019
April 24, 2019

Int’l community urged to recognise genocide of ’71

The International Crimes Tribunal-1 says the global community should recognise the genocide happened in Bangladesh during the Liberation War so that such crimes do not recur.

March 28, 2019
March 28, 2019

Death for 5 Netrokona war criminals

International Crimes Tribunal-1 has handed death to five war criminals from Netrokona upon conviction in war crimes of 1971.

March 27, 2019
March 27, 2019

Liberation War: More foreign friends to be recognised

After a pause of six years, the government will once again formally honour foreign personalities and institutions who stood by Bangladesh during its War of Independence in 1971.

March 25, 2019
March 25, 2019

Nation observes one-minute 'blackout' marking 'Genocide Day'

For the third successive year, the nation observed a one-minute 'blackout' programme on Monday night, marking the 'Genocide Day'.

March 23, 2019
March 23, 2019

Digital map highlighting torture centres and mass graveyards

For the first time in Bangladesh, a digital map has been developed pinpointing torture centres and mass graveyards to expose the magnitude of the genocide carried out by the Pakistan occupation...

March 15, 2019
March 15, 2019

Yahya in town

On this day in 1971, all offices and businesses remained shut in continuation of a peaceful movement.

March 6, 2019
March 6, 2019

Songs of freedom

A nation waited with bated breaths days before Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's soon-to-be historic rally to be held at Race Course ground.

December 22, 2018
December 22, 2018

Artistic way to recall 1971

Craftsman Dhananjoy Roy has turned his thatched hut in a remote village of Nilphamari into a mini Liberation War museum.

December 17, 2018
December 17, 2018

The tigress of Sundarbans

A rifle slung on her back, grenades stashed in her pockets, and a five-month-old baby in her arms was how freedom fighters in the Sundarbans witnessed as Khurshid Jahan joined them in the...

August 14, 2018
August 14, 2018

Crimes Against Humanity in 1971: 5 Patuakhali men get death penalty

The International Crimes Tribunal-1 yesterday found five Patuakhali men guilty of committing crimes against humanity during the Liberation War in 1971 and sentenced them to death.