Mofidul Hoque | The Daily Star
  • Mofidul Hoque

  • Now a part of world heritage

    People of Bangladesh know very well the intrinsic value of the historic speech delivered by Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib on March 7, 1971. A country of the South and its leadership in the struggle for national emancipation has too often been presented through the prism of the North, the power base of most things on earth.
  • Pakistani Viewpoint: Killing of Bengali Intellectuals

    From December 10, 1971 with active support of the Pakistan Army the young members of Al-Badr, the secret killing squad of Jamaat-e-Islami, started its operation to pick up the leading intellectuals of the country and confine them in
  • Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger

    The Killing of Intellectuals in the Shadow of Henry Kissinger

    Henry Kissinger meticulously evaded the tragic events of the then East Pakistan. His strange diplomatic move deferred and delayed the surrender of Pakistan Army, and paved the way to the brutal killing of intellectuals on December 14, 1971.
  • How February 21 became 'Ekushey'

    February 21, 1952 became a date deeply rooted in the heart of the Bangali people. This is a day of great national significance which got universal recognition as the Mother Language Day now being observed globally under the umbrella of UNESCO.