On the fateful night of March 25, 1971, Prof Jyotirmoy Guhathakurta was dragged out of his university flat and shot repeatedly on the back by the Pakistan Army.
Part memoir, part magical realism, this is a story about identity and the idea of home.
Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Haque today said he is hopeful that the full list of intellectuals will be published before March 26 next year.
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”.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
International Crimes Tribunal-1 has handed death to five war criminals from Netrokona upon conviction in war crimes of 1971.
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.
For the third successive year, the nation observed a one-minute 'blackout' programme on Monday night, marking the 'Genocide Day'.
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.
On this day in 1971, all offices and businesses remained shut in continuation of a peaceful movement.
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.
Craftsman Dhananjoy Roy has turned his thatched hut in a remote village of Nilphamari into a mini Liberation War museum.
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.
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.