BNP’s Dirty Politics with Liberation War: An Unforgivable Offence

Bangladesh is celebrating its Golden Jubilee of Independence in 2021. The government and non-government organizations, institutions and political parties have chalked out different programmes over the year. But why has BNP been the talking point by observing the 50 years of historic 7th March speech? BNP drew appreciation from people when it an...

Ziaur Rahman: Liberator of the War Criminals and Executioner of the Freedom Fighters

Sharif Shahab Uddin: A tree is known by its fruit, and a man by his acts and deeds. And General Zia is no exception. He is also known for his acts and deeds. It has been a fact that Major Zia, as a loyal officer of the Pakistan Army, was going to help unloading arms that had arrived at the Chittagong Port from West Pakistan just before the star...

Justice Commission on 1975 and post-1975 junctures demanded

Those who rose to power following the 1975 assassination of Bangabandhu and misguided the nation and prolonged their tenure by murdering freedom fighters and armed forces personnel must be unmasked, said speakers, demanding that a justice commission be formed in this regard. They also urged conducting research on the murder of four national lea...

BNP was born through murders and conspiracies: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Terming BNP as a “party of killers”, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said the party was born through murders and conspiracies. “The founder of BNP was a killer and he floated the party with those who were involved in murders … there is nothing to defend it,” she said. Sheikh Hasina, also the Awami League (AL) presid...

The sordid tale of a ruthless dictator

Syed Badrul Ahsan: Bangladesh's history in its first decade of freedom was fundamentally a story of bloodletting. You do not have to go into research to arrive at such a morbid conclusion. But you cannot escape feeling a certain sense of irony as you revisit the whole episode of the country's actually claiming, and taking, its place in the glob...