Bangladesh Victory Day | The Daily Star
  • Of bravery, of Betiara

    It was a cold winter night. Some 75 freedom fighters were deftly making their way in a quiet village called Betiara; only the whooshing sound of breeze blowing through bamboo bushes and trees and the chirping of insects were disturbing the eerie silence.

  • Bangladesh Victory Day 2019

    Blood, sweat, tears

    “…Then after dark, a tentative ‘Joy Bangla’ in the back streets. Older men came out and persuaded the lads back into their homes; ‘there is still a curfew’. Then a more determined ‘Joy Bangla’. The Mukti Bahini had taken over the streets.

  • Bangladesh Victory Day 2018

    Victory Day: Written by hand, driven by heart

    October, 1971. The war waged by the Pakistani occupation army on Bangalees had just entered its eighth month.

  • Where are the 1971 mass graves, killing fields in Dhaka?

    Mass graves and killing fields of Liberation War in Dhaka are hard to find now as they are almost lost owing to lack of efforts to preserve these sites where many martyrs were buried or thrown in the marshes, canals and rivers after being killed, or were burnt alive.

  • DU and Chhayanaut to jointly celebrate Victory Day

    Dhaka University (DU) and cultural lighthouse organisation Chhayanaut are celebrating this year's Victory Day jointly.

  • Weeklong programme at Liberation War Museum

    In line with the previous years, this year Liberation War Museum has arranged weeklong programme to commemorate Victory Day.

  • Interview: War crimes researcher Shahriar

    Writer, historian and war crimes researcher Shahriar Kabir talks about...