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  • LIVE: Execution of War Criminal Kamaruzzaman

    For the latest developments of execution procedures of death row war criminal Muhammad Kamaruzzaman, stay tuned with thedailystar.net

  • Charges against Kamaruzzaman

    The International Crimes Tribunal-2 finds Jamaat-e-Islami leader Muhammad Kamaruzzaman guilty on five, out of seven war crimes charges.

  • Kamruddin Ahmad (1912-1982)

    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.

  • S.M. Sultan

    “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.

  • 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.

  • Comrade Muzaffar Ahmad

    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 'Bangal.'

  • Major General M. A. Manzoor (1940-1981)

    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.

  • Tajuddin Ahmed and Zohra Tajuddin

    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.

  • Justice Abu Sayeed Chowdhury

    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? Who is responsible for this human misery?

  • Bangabandhu

    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 cultural identity.

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