1971 Bangladesh Liberation War

April 3, 2022
April 3, 2022

Kissinger who called Bangladesh 'basket case' says US role in 1971 was a 'misjudgment'

Bangladesh is set to mark tomorrow the 50th anniversary of diplomatic ties with the United States that had tilted towards Pakistan in 1971 while a key US policymaker at that time, Henry Kissinger, later called the stance “a case history of political misjudgment”.

November 13, 2021
November 13, 2021

High Commission of India launches Bangla edition of book, 'Operation X'

On November 8, the High Commission of India hosted a book launching ceremony wherein the Bangla version of Operation X (HarperCollins Publishers India, 2019) was unveiled.

August 26, 2021
August 26, 2021

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 Bangladesh.

December 15, 2019
December 15, 2019

Govt publishes list of 10,789 Razakars

The government has published a list of 10,789 Razakars who collaborated with the Pakistani occupation forces during the country’s Liberation War in 1971.

December 10, 2019
December 10, 2019

Razakars’ list may be out on Dec 16

The government is going to publish the names of 11,000 Razakars who had been on Pakistan payroll and collaborated with the Pakistan occupation army in mass killings and carrying out atrocities against freedom fighters during the Liberation War.

November 24, 2019
November 24, 2019

War crimes: Evidence found against 3 AL men

Investigators of International Crimes Tribunal (ICT) have found evidence against three Awami League men over their alleged involvement in crimes committed during the country’s Liberation War.

October 17, 2019
October 17, 2019

Verdict on Rajshahi ‘war criminal’ any day

The International Crimes Tribunal-1 will deliver verdict any day in a case filed against a Rajshahi man for allegedly committing crimes during the Liberation War in 1971.

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.