Liberation War in 1971

Verdict on 4 Moulvibazar ‘war criminals’ tomorrow

The International Crimes tribunal-1 will deliver tomorrow its verdict in the case filed against four Moulvibazar men for allegedly committing crimes during the Liberation War in 1971.

January 29, 2016
January 29, 2016

Khaleda has to apologise: Minister Kamal

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal says BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia has to apologise for questioning the number of martyrs of the Liberation War in 1971.

August 12, 2015
August 12, 2015

Rayerbazar memorial

The Rayerbazar momorial is the site we go to pay our respects every year to intellectuals massacred on the eve of victory on December 14, 1971.

March 31, 2015
March 31, 2015

The trial is more important than the accused

Here we publish a letter written by Kamruddin Ahmad to the Law Minister on November 21, 1972. Kamruddin Ahmad was a Language Movement hero, politician, lawyer and diplomat.

March 30, 2015
March 30, 2015

“I Don't Like Twirling the Baton of Politics”

BEFORE we knew it, it was the year 1970. There were political movements all around. The confrontations of the students and the public of East Bengal had reached their peak.

March 28, 2015
March 28, 2015

Bangladesh's Liberation War -- Documents and History

Here we publish an excerpt from Hasan Hafizur Rahman's introduction to History of Bangladesh War of Independence: Documents, the largest collection of the Liberation War documents.

March 23, 2015
March 23, 2015

The independence movement of Bangladesh

DURING the latter half of the last [ 19th] century, when the poet Nabinchandra Sen was a student of Presidency College, the boys from West Bengal used to poke fun at him by calling him a '...

March 21, 2015
March 21, 2015

Can a self respecting nation treat its brave sons like this?

THIS is my first opportunity to speak to an audience after our Independence. I convey my sincere thanks to Bangla Academy for affording me this opportunity.

March 20, 2015
March 20, 2015

The Path towards Sunrise

Every moment of the night of March 25 in 1971 and the following two-months will always shine brightly in the depths of my memory.

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 17, 2015
March 17, 2015

Bangabandhu and the freedom of Bangladesh

OUR nationalist movement that led to the War of Liberation began soon after the creation of Pakistan. Since inception, the Pakistani rulers began maligning our culture to destroy our independent...