1971 Liberation War

November 18, 2022
November 18, 2022

In Iffat Nawaz’s debut novel, 1971 is not an open wound

Shurjo’s Clan uses magic realism to conjure Shurjomukhi’s freedom fighter uncles, who were martyred in Sylhet’s tea gardens during the 1971 Liberation War, and her grandmother, who took her own life shortly after the 1947 Partition. 

November 4, 2022
November 4, 2022

75 Years of Partition: The Many Migrations of Siraj-ul Huq

One man’s journey through the events of 1947 and 1971, and his experience of being a refugee and then a stateless person.

October 15, 2022
October 15, 2022

‘Tailor-Made’ Partition: Saga of an Orchestrated Disaster

In 1947, “United India” got vivisected, in which Bengal experienced the divide along with Punjab.

July 19, 2022
July 19, 2022

“War always causes sufferings for masses worldwide”, PM tells Indian Army chief  

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today (July 19, 2022) denounced war, saying it always causes sufferings for the masses worldwide.

April 4, 2022
April 4, 2022

Dhaka-Washington ties will flourish further in next 50 years, Biden writes to Hasina

US President Joe Biden has expressed optimism that Dhaka-Washington partnership would flourish further in the next 50 years and beyond.

December 16, 2020
December 16, 2020

President, PM pay tributes to Liberation War heroes

President M Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today paid rich tributes to the martyrs of the 1971 Liberation War, marking Victory Day.

October 22, 2020
October 22, 2020

War Crimes: death warrant issued against JP leader Qaisar

The International Crimes Tribunal today issued death warrant against Jatiya Party leader Syed Mohammad Kaisar for crimes against humanity during the Liberation War.

September 22, 2020
September 22, 2020

HC for recognising those who received training inside the country in 1971 as freedom fighters

The High Court has directed the government to take necessary steps to recognise the people who had received training inside the country for the purpose of participating in 1971 Liberation War, as freedom fighters.

July 19, 2020
July 19, 2020

War criminal ATM Azharul seeks review of death sentence

Convicted war criminal ATM Azharul Islam today filed a petition with the Supreme Court, seeking review of its verdict that upheld his death penalty for his involvement in genocide and crimes against humanity during the 1971 Liberation War.

January 7, 2020
January 7, 2020

Liberation Leader walks free

Liberty was in the air.