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Speech of HPM Sheikh Hasina at 75th United Nations General Assembly

In the name of Allah, the most gracious, the most merciful Mr. President, AssamuAlaikum. I congratulate you on your election as the President of the 75th Session of the United Nations General Assembly. We are passing through an unprecedented crisis in the history of humankind due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  This is also the first time in...

Sheikh Hasina: Daughter of Democracy and Herald of Change

She gave the nation a new vision – Vision 2021, transforming Bangladesh into a middle-income country. She gave Bangladeshis the dream of Digital Bangladesh- an IT-based country. Four decades into independence, she has brought solace for 3 million martyrs and their families by initiating the much-awaited war crimes trial. Prime Minister Sh...

21st August 2004: The Day When Humanity Stood Ashamed

21st of August, another dark August day of Bangladesh's politics. On this day, in 2004, grenades and bullets were deployed in a crowded area of Dhaka city for assassinating the entire top leadership of Bangladesh Awami League; the day when the Central Office of Awami League at Bangabandhu Avenue became a scene of carnage and mayhem. During the ...

21 August, 2004: All Hell Broke Loose by State-Sponsored Terrorism

Sixteen years ago on 21st August, the nation was about to burst against the state-sponsored militancy, in the capital. Ironically, shortly after, the anti-militancy protesters themselves became victims of the country’s most gruesome militant attack masterminded by then BNP-Jamaat government. The anti-militancy campaigners in their hundred...

15th August: Darkest Chapter Of History

15th August is the day of national mourning. It’s a day when all beings of whole Bengal, even nature drop tears. Because, this day of August, back in 1975 it seemed like this rainy August and brutal bloodshed of Bangabandhu were the representation of the weeping of the sky itself crying out of extreme grievance. The time when the murderer...