The retrospective history of the People's Republic of Bangladesh

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Analysis: The controversy never dies
By Alastair Lawson, BBC News Online, Sunday, 8 November, 1998. Sheikh Mujib's place in the history of Bangladesh is hotly disputed. There is little doubt that at the height of his power in the early 1970s, he dominated Bangladeshi politics.
Bangladesh mourns slain leader
By Daniel Lak, BBC News Online Tuesday 15 August 2000. Bangladesh is observing a day of national mourning on the 25th anniversary of the assassination of the country's founder, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
Women moot condemns '71 military action
Dawn, Monday 26 March 2001, 30 Zilhaj 1422. The second Trans-disciplinary Conference on Women's Studies marks the 30th anniversary of the Pakistan army action in 1971 against the people of what is now Bangladesh and beginnings of their struggle for liberation.
Regrets to Bangladesh
By Dr Aftab Ahmed, Dawn, Friday 3 August 2002, 13 Jamadi-us-Saani 1423. The President of Pakistan Gen. Pervez Musharraf expressed regrets over the events of 1971, which were no other than the excesses committed by the army on the civilian population.