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On country’s Independence Day, Al Jazeera looks at issues surrounding war crimes trials that have divided the nation. Sumi Khan, Ben Piven and Jeremy Swinarton
Sheikh Hasina should draw a veil over the nation’s blood-soaked past, moderate her quest for justice and resolve the dilemma of the Bengali and Muslim identities By Sunanda K Datta-Ray March 8, 2013 Business Standard. Begum Khaleda Zia’s snub to Pranab Mukherjee … Continue reading
A dominant Jamaat will make Bangladesh look more like Pakistan, a joyless prospect citizens are rejecting loudly By Salil Tripathi in Live Mint First Published: Wed, Feb 27 2013 Bangladesh’s quest for closure threatens to morph into the paralysing dysfunctionality that has characterized its … Continue reading
By Tahmina Anam, Guardian Abdul Quader Mollah has finally been convicted of war crimes committed in Bangladesh in 1971. Now a huge popular protest in Dhaka’s Shahbag district is demanding the death penalty. The Shahbag protesters resemble a jubilant flash-mob. … Continue reading
Elections are a big thing in Bangladesh. Going back to his village at peak season was an expensive option for my neighourhood fruit seller, Siddique Ali. The election wasn’t so critical in his case, as his candidate was going to … Continue reading
Subscribe to ShahidulNews By Rahnuma Ahmed A national convention of freedom fighters organised by supporters and activists of Jamaat-e-Islami and its students’ wing Islami Chhatra Shibir. An outright appropriation. The only problem is, Mohammad Ali saw through it. A single … Continue reading