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Jul 18, 2013
How the war crimes trial has evoked a 1971-like crisis in BangladeshDecember 14th, the day over 200 East Bengal intellectuals were massacred by the Pakistan army, was commemorated each year as a day of mourning in Bangladesh—as the men who did the killing held power. Now, the dead have finally received some justice.
May 10, 2013
1971 is dividing Bangladesh again and there's nothing India can doThe International Crimes Tribunal has sentenced Jamaat-e-Islami leader Muhammad Kamaruzzaman to death for his role in mass killings during the Liberation War. India ended Kamaruzzaman’s savageries—but now, caught between geostrategic imperatives and local politics, is impaled on the fence
Mar 07, 2013
Bloodthirsty non-violence: The paradox of Shahbag protestsShahbag marks the appropriation of non-violence as a strategy to achieve a violent goal: death for Bangladeshi war crimes.
Feb 21, 2013
Next-door lessons: What India can learn from the protesters of ShahbagIndia should be paying attention to Shahbag Square because this is about more than a Bangladesh war crimes trial. There is a conversation about politics and religion that is happening there which matters to all of us.