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How the war crimes trial has evoked a 1971-like crisis in Bangladesh

Jul 18, 2013

How the war crimes trial has evoked a 1971-like crisis in Bangladesh

December 14th, the day over 200 East Bengal intellectuals were massacred by the Pakistan army, was commemorated each year as a day of mourning in Bangladeshas the men who did the killing held power. Now, the dead have finally received some justice. #India #Bangladesh #InMyOpinion #Dhaka #1971 Liberation War #Shahbag Protests #War crimes trial
1971 is dividing Bangladesh again and there's nothing India can do

May 10, 2013

1971 is dividing Bangladesh again and there's nothing India can do

The 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 Kamaruzzamans savageriesbut now, caught between geostrategic imperatives and local politics, is impaled on the fence #World #India #Pakistan #Bangladesh #ConnectTheDots #Shahbag #1971 war of independence #East Pakistan #Jamaat #Shahbag bloggers
Bloodthirsty non-violence The paradox of Shahbag protests

Mar 07, 2013

Bloodthirsty non-violence The paradox of Shahbag protests

Shahbag marks the appropriation of non-violence as a strategy to achieve a violent goal: death for Bangladeshi war crimes. #ConnectTheDots #Jamaat-e-Islami #Bangladesh Protests #Shahbag Protests
Next-door lessons What India can learn from the protesters of Shahbag

Feb 21, 2013

Next-door lessons What India can learn from the protesters of Shahbag

India 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. #Bangladesh #ConnectTheDots #Sheikh Hasina #Bangladesh war crimes tribunal #Shahbag