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With the passing of Senator Ted Kennedy, Bangladesh lost a very dear friend

With the passing of Senator Edward Kennedy, Bangladesh lost a very dear friend

A.H. Jaffor Ullah

In 1971, Senator Edward Kennedy was only 39 years but he was astute enough to realize that a terrible genocide has taken place in erstwhile East Pakistan by the marauding and occupational army of Pakistan. The spate of mass […]

Bar Moudud Ahmed, May I Have Your Attention Please

Declaration of Independence

Bar Moudud Ahmed, May I Have Your Attention Please

By Shazzad Khan

 

The purpose of this write-up is to draw attention of Bar Moudud Ahmed (afterwards Bar Moudud) and share with him some information and put before him some questions and logics for his kind reply, if he pleases. Through Bar Moudud I am also […]

By |July 13th, 2009|1971 genocide, Bangladesh, Liberation war|3 Comments

Bangladesh Genocide was presented in GU Convention

Monmouth University of New Jersey hosted Global Understanding Convention at its campus on April 6th to understand the roots of all previous genocides. Dr. Nuran Nabi, a freedom Fighter of Bangladesh liberation war and currently a councilman of Plainsboro Township of New Jersey, was invited to speak on Bangladesh genocide during 1971. Dr. Skenderi of […]

By |April 15th, 2009|1971 genocide, Bangladesh, Liberation war|2 Comments

Reminiscing the bloody day of 25th March after three decades!


Reminiscing the bloody day of 25th March after three decades!

Abul Kasem

 

 

In 1971, I was a final year civil engineering student at EPUET (now BUET). We were about to graduate when the political turmoil in East Pakistan just got started. As we were preparing for our final examination, when suddenly, the university was closed due to […]

By |March 26th, 2009|Bangladesh, Liberation war, Mukto-Mona|6 Comments

Taking part in Ekushey celebration after 40-year hiatus!

Taking part in Ekushey after 40-year hiatus!

A.H. Jaffor Ullah

The last time I took part in Language Day celebration was in 1969.  I was then a research postgraduate student at the Atomic Energy Center in Ramna, Dhaka.  Seven months later in September 1969 I left Dhaka for Cincinnati, Ohio (USA) to attend graduate school.  Since then I […]

By |February 21st, 2009|Bangladesh, Celebration, Liberation war, Mukto-Mona|0 Comments

The Trial We are Waiting For

The Trial We are Waiting For

Julfikar Ali Manik

Photos: Zahedul I Khan

When Awami League Chief Sheikh Hasina announced her election manifesto in a jam-packed hall room on December 12, everyone was listening with rapt attention. Suddenly her supporters gave a huge round of applause breaking the silence. The jubilant applause was a clear message to Hasina, […]

By |January 16th, 2009|Bangladesh, Culture, Liberation war|5 Comments

My Response to a Pakistani School Student

My Response to a Pakistani School Student

Abul Kasem

Hi Moujee;

Thank you for reading this very old essay. In this essay I have described in complete honesty what I had seen with my own eyes, and what I had experienced with my own person in the tumultuous days of the onslaught of Pakistani army’s atrocities in Bangladesh. […]

By |December 24th, 2008|Bangladesh, Liberation war|3 Comments
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