Monthly Archives: October 2007

The Harvard Crimson on General Moeen

Today the Harvard Crimson, the student daily newspaper of Harvard University, published an article on General Moeen U Ahmed’s visit to Harvard last week: The chief of the Bangladeshi military, who took part in a two-day session at the Kennedy … Continue reading

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The Guns Are Out In Bangladesh

There is breaking news out of Bangladesh. The public story is that the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), one of the two leading political parties in Bangladesh, has had a sudden change of leadership: In a dramatic turn of events, the BNP … Continue reading

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Bangladesh Genocide Archives – On This Graveyard, We Shall Build Our Golden Bengal

Sydney Schanberg of The New York Times reported extensively from Bangladesh during 1971 until he was expelled by the Pakistani military. We was a witness to the emerging genocide. He returned to Bangladesh after independence and reported on the horrors of … Continue reading

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Bangladesh Genocide Archives – Video

This post is part of what I hope will be an ongoing series of posts that will contain archival material on the 1971 genocide in Bangladesh. There is an enormous amount of information available to scholars and academics, but mostly … Continue reading

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A Conversation With Dr. David King

[Cross posted at E-Bangladesh] This morning I received an email from Dr. David King. Dr. King is a lecturer in Public Policy at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government. As ShadaKalo reported in his excellent post last night, General Moeen … Continue reading

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