BANGLADESH

Dead Reckoning: Memories of the 1971 Bangladesh War

  4 comments   |     by Sarmila Bose on 10, April 2017

A long-overdue study of Bangladesh's war of independence. The wider revision of the conflict's history she implies exonerates the Pakistani government of any plot to rule the east by force, suggests that the Bengali Leader Sheikh Mujibur Rahman let the genie of nationalism out of the bottle but could not control it, and insists that the confl

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Carnage in Istanbul, Dhaka and Baghdad - Month of Ramadan

  0 comments   |     by Dr Chandra Muzaffar on 04, April 2017

The month of Ramadan witnessed unspeakable carnage in three Muslim cities in three different countries. On 28 June 2016, 41 people, both locals and foreigners were killed in shootings and suicide bombings at the Istanbul Ataturk Airport. On 2nd July, 20 people taken hostage by militants in an up market restaurant in Dhaka, Bangladesh were shot and murdered. On the 3rd of July in Baghdad,

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Prosecution Pakistan Army Officers in Bangladesh

  0 comments   |     by Yasmeen Aftab Ali on 30, March 2017

Failure of Pakistan Government to launch international protest against killing and hanging of those who fought for the sovereignty of united Pakistan (West Pakistan and East Pakistan) is perhaps due to weak and poor leadership and absence of a full time foreign minister. The creation of Bangladesh was a result of a civil war where India openly came in with the Army to support the Awam

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Bangladesh Turns into Bangla-Daesh - Overpopulated Muslim-majority Country

  0 comments   |     by EDITORIAL on 06, March 2017

The overpopulated Muslim-majority country of Bangladesh has been under militant Islamist strain for the past year, with Daesh claiming responsibility for several high-profile terrorist attacks since last fall. The author forecast in an article last year for Sputnik how this South Asian country might turn into a new terrorist hotspot in the coming future, one which would immediately jeopardize t

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The Truth Is Right Here - The violation of human rights by the rulers

  0 comments   |     by Fazal M. Kamal on 17, January 2017

Political persecutions and torture of opponents are not new in Bangladesh. The violation of human rights by the rulers and police caused many murders. The shameful killings of secular bloggers, atheists, civil rights activists were not even acknowledged by the government. The nation is in vicious political and social atmosphere. People must speak out and liberate themselves from the tyranny of

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Indian Terrorism Against Pakistan

  0 comments   |     by Waqar Ahmed on 29, December 2016

While Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi claims that Pakistan is the hotbed of terrorism in the region, a look at India’s active role in the creation of Bangladesh is worth revealing.

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Now in Bangladesh, Rohingya Muslims Describe Rape, Murder in Myanmar

  0 comments   |     by News on 19, December 2016

The Myanmar soldiers came in the morning, the young mother says. They set fire to the concrete-and-thatch homes, forcing the villagers to cluster together. When some of her neighbors tried to escape into the fields, they were shot. After that, she says, most people stopped running away. “They drove us out of our houses, men and women in separate lines, ordering us to keep our hand

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BANGLADESH: THE OTHER SIDE IF STORY

  0 comments   |     by Samson Simon Sharaf on 17, December 2016

Bangladesh: The other side of story Samson Simon Sharaf Forty years ago in 1971, on November 14 night in Chittagong, a Pakistani sniper of the Special Service Group, felt he saw a “phantom”. The Pakistani soldier did not take any chances and opened fire. The shadowy figures melted away into the dark

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South Asia: Greater Eurasia Scenarios - A “Greater Bangladesh”

  0 comments   |     by Andrew Korybko on 03, November 2016

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