1971 Bangladesh Liberation War

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 army during the Liberation War in 1971.

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 Liberation War in 1971.

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.

August 13, 2018
August 13, 2018

War Crimes: Verdict on 5 Patuakhali men today

The International Crimes Tribunal-1 will deliver its verdict in a case filed against five Patuakhali men for allegedly committing crimes during the Liberation War in 1971.

July 15, 2018
July 15, 2018

HC questions legality of FF’s minimum age

The High Court questions the legality of the freedom fighters’ minimum age, 12 years and six months, fixed by the government earlier in January this year.

July 15, 2018
July 15, 2018

Demeaning war martyrs: Khaleda denied bail

Now in jail for about six months, BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia has been denied bail in a case filed over demeaning Liberation War martyrs.