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The patronages of Bangabandhu killers: Infamous roles from BNP-Jamaat

The assassination of Bangabandhu on August 15, 1975, was carried out in an attempt to foil the country’s independence. The conspirators drew a blueprint to make Bangladesh a failed state since the defeat of international and local collaborators in 1971. They operated the killing mission of the founder of Bangladesh and the liberator of the...

November 7: The Conspiracy in the cantonment to assassinate freedom fighter army personnel

A chaotic situation erupted in the Dhaka cantonment on November 7, 1975, just after midnight. The members of Colonel Taher's revolutionary military men became active in response to the call of the then army chief Ziaur Rahman, also a patron behind Bangabandhu’s assassination. The soldiers, who returned from Pakistan, started killing and ca...

Jail Killing: Another Dark Chapter in the History of Bangladesh

3 November is another day of reproach and agony for the collective conscience of Bangladesh. On this day in 1975, the four national leaders, who played the momentous role in our independence and state-building struggle after the Father of the National Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman were brutally killed inside what is usually considered o...

Sheikh Russel: An Epitome of Unstoppable Spirit

Rewind the clock to 1964. Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy had passed away. Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was reigning in the political landscape, channeling all efforts to rejuvenate Awami League. He was wedged between his schedules to network across the country to carry forward the anti-Ayub-regime movements and chalk out the roadmap for Independ...

'Mother of Humanity' and a Braveheart: Sheikh Hasina turns 75

Sheikh Hasina, the longest serving Prime Minister of Bangladesh, recently earned appreciation of UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres for her relentless works in developing the fortunes of the south Asian nation that gained its freedom from Pakistan in 1971. A symbol of women empowerment in the highest level of governance in South Asia, Hasina ...