BANGLADESH

The Obligations of Responsibility - When They Ignore Bangladesh Executions

  0 comments   |     by Toby Cadman

Toby Cadman is an international criminal law specialist. He is a barrister member at Nine Bedford Row International Chambers in London and a member of the International Criminal Bureau in The Hague. On March 12, 1947, US President Harry Truman spoke to the US Congress, and delivered what became known as the "Truman Doctrine". The speech was in response to the spread of Communism

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Bangladesh on Trial - East Pakistan in 1971 for Political Gains

  0 comments   |     by Ahmer Bilal Soofi

THE atrocities perpetrated by all the sides in East Pakistan in 1971 were reprehensible. For its excesses, Pakistan expressed regret to the people of Bangladesh in 2002, with a desire to bury the ghosts of the past and forge robust ties for the future. But, since assuming power in Bangladesh in 2008, the Awami League government of Prime Minister Hasina Wajid has adopted a regressi

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Dead Reckoning: Memories of the 1971 Bangladesh War

  4 comments   |     by Sarmila Bose

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

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

  1 comments   |     by Yasmeen Aftab Ali

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

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

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

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

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

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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