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Dyer went there with fifty Gurkha riflemen and stationed them on a raised bank and ordered them to fire upon the crowd. Shooting continued for about 10 minutes until Dyer and his force ran out of ammunition.
Sheikh Hasina's government arrested Jamaat leaders for one very small remark by Rafiqul Islam Khan, yet she showed unconditional sympathy to the hardcore blasphemers
The licensed foolery of misguided youths: The anatomy of February 2013 Shahbagh rally
The Americans have remained largely indifferent and apathetic to the prejudice against Jamaat and to the persecution of its affiliates at the hands of its arch-rival Awami League on the question of the 1971 war.
People like Mahfuz Anam may have many reasons to thank Sheikh Hasina whose government provide them with the camouflage and smokescreen that they use to hide their real identity.
One great Indian intellectual of our time is the Nobel laureate Amartya Sen.
The Awami League was in power from 1996 to 2011; but lawlessness and the manipulation of the law was not as prevalent at that time as it is now.
To my surprise, none of these two incidents, Mr. Delwar's death and Mr. Rahman's release was reported by the BBC website. After a long rendezvous with the BBC news website, my impression is this.