East Pakistan

The legacy of blood

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...

July 20, 2015
July 20, 2015

'Nixon didn't give a fig for the 1971 genocide'

Former US president Richard Nixon “didn't give a fig for the genocide that was being committed in present-day Bangladesh”, says a Pulitzer winning New York Times journalist.

March 19, 2015
March 19, 2015

Genesis of Holocaust

AS you open newspapers you read that East Pakistanis are fleeing their country, taking shelter in refugee camps and dying in thousands from cholera. But why? What is the genesis of this holocaust?...

March 16, 2015
March 16, 2015

''The Repression of Bengal''

IN the absence of a political solution the crisis thrown up by the events in East Pakistan can only get worse.

March 2, 2015
March 2, 2015

Prelude to an order for genocide

AS President Yahya flew out of Dacca on the night of March 25 he took with him the last hopes of a united Pakistan. For the final two days he had been holed up in the Dacca cantonment with the...

November 28, 2014
November 28, 2014

Interview: War crimes researcher Shahriar

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