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BDR Massacre Photos Surface On The Internet

Photographs purporting to depict the moments before the massacre at BDR Headquarters on February 25th have surfaced on Facebook and a number of Bengali blogs. It is unclear who leaked these photographs and why they were leaked. In one of … Continue reading

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Bangladesh Lifts Ban On YouTube

Bangladesh lifted the YouTube ban sometime yesterday. However, I was waiting for an on the record quote from a government official before posting on it. Now we have it: Bangladesh has lifted a ban on the video-sharing site YouTube after … Continue reading

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Who Cares About YouTube Anyway?

About a year and a half ago I uploaded three videos to YouTube. For more than three and a half decades these videos, and the truth they held within them, remained largely hidden from the Bangladeshi people. Few had read about … Continue reading

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Bangladesh Bans YouTube

Bangladesh has blocked YouTube and some other file sharing websites after audio of a meeting between the Prime Minister and a large gathering of army senior officers was leaked and posted on YouTube. The AFP reports: Bangladesh has blocked the … Continue reading

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Pilkhana: Armchair Hostage Rescue

The above is a Google Earth image of the sprawling BDR headquarters at Pilkhana in Dhaka [click the image for a larger image]. Pilkhana is a sprawling compound surrounded by densely populated neighborhoods of Dhaka. Take a moment and ponder … Continue reading

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