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December 16, 2011, 04:07 AM
On 13 June 1971, an article in the UK's Sunday Times exposed the brutality of Pakistan's suppression of the Bangladeshi uprising. It forced the reporter's family into hiding and changed history.
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December 16, 2011, 04:42 AM
Great article, thanks for sharing.
December 16, 2011, 08:56 AM
May 16, 2012, 04:13 PM
I was aware of what happened. But reading about it again is just....
it's beyond horrific!
1971: Rape and its consequences.
How an Australian doctor tried to help rape victims of Bangladesh
“I was trying to save of what have survived of the children born during the time that the West Pakistani army had Bengali women incarcerated in their commissariats.”– Dr. Geoffrey Davis...
I wasn't sure where to post this. This thread seemed to make the most sense. But do read the whole article.
May 16, 2012, 05:55 PM
Here's the article:
Genocide - by Anthony Mascarenhas (http://tazakhobor.com/bangladeshi-news-views/1-bangladeshi-news-views/846-genocide-by-anthony-mascarenhas)
May 16, 2012, 06:37 PM
John Pilger covered this stuff back in 71. Pilger is a hated journo for putting out some of the stuff people don't know about
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