How should a nation memorialise its history?
Almost 50 years after the war, freedom fighter Guerrilla Hafiz is yet to receive state recognition
War leaves its traces everywhere, be it in the form of memories or mass graves.
The resistance during the 1971 Liberation War began in Rangpur early March and it was a full-on war even before the black night of March 25.
Yesterday marked the 3rd National Genocide Day of Bangladesh. On 25 March 1971 late night, the Pakistan Occupation Army started
Visiting UN Under-Secretary General and Special Adviser on Prevention of Genocide Adama Dieng yesterday said the United Nations will raise the 1971 issue of the Pakistani genocide in Bangladesh at the international forum.
On the fateful night of March 25, 1971, the Pakistani army officially launched its campaign of genocide in erstwhile East Pakistan, by unleashing death squads that mercilessly killed 7,000 unarmed, innocent Bengalis in one single night.
The month of March, that saw the ignition of flames of freedom, finally came to an end.