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I passed the test and our tormentors instructed the Bengalis to scatter. When my husband did not return even on the third day, I went to his office. Warehoused munition in the Port area was looted by the rebels. The White Paper -would have made more impact, in spite of its inadequacy of details, and its foreign readers would have reacted in horror over the Awami League’s racist pogrom if it had been published before the end of April Ask the seller a question.

Another gang of armed Bengalis drove us to a large building where some Bihari women and children, whose husbands had been kidnapped for murder, were lodged.

I appealed to them in the name of God and two of them agreed to help me in burying my husband.

Blood and tears

Since the first week of March, the Awami League militants and young thugs were intimidating non-Bengalis, particularly the West Pakistanis. India threw some eight battalions of its Border Security Force in aid of the Awami League rebels in the last week of March in vital anc 20 Blood and Tears by Qutubuddin Aziz areas. Thousands of dead bodies were flung into the Karnaphuli river and the Bay of Bengal. Dead bodies of other slain non-Bengalis lie in the foreground.

The volcano of fire and death erupted in this picturesque city of green hills, rivers and luxuriant tropical vegetation on March 3 soon after the Awami League’s high command in Dacca took to the path of rebellion. They gave her no teras to the whereabouts of his dead body.

It was July My son, Mohammad Yasin, had gone to his office. Since that dreadful day, 6she has been mentally ill. The bus driver obeyed their signal to stop and the thugs motioned to the passengers to get down.


Carnage in Parbatipur Non-Bengali Qutubufdin employees and families butchered — killings in train from Ishurdi — mass slaughter of non- Bengalis early in April — Mukti Bahini slayings in December — terrorised women flee to Saidpur.

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s obdurate and uncompromising stance in the constitutional talks in Dacca in the third week of March and the Pakistan People’s Party’s efforts for forging “a Grand Coalition of the majority parties of the two Wings” within the framework of a single, united Pakistan. Children did not escape the horror: I have no news of him.

The Awami League had built up a base of influence amongst the Bengali workers and since the first week of Marchparty cadres were inciting the Bengali workers against the vy “On March 19, a killer gang of Awami League militants, armed with guns, sickles, daggers and staves came into our factory.

The argument had an element of sound logic and a humanitarian veneer. After less than 9 months, the Mukti Bahini went on the rampage against the non- Bengalis in Dacca. I had heard that some non-Bengali passengers had been molested or done to death by the Awami League hoodlums.

Nooruddin, a local businessman who owned the house, resisted the raiders. My three young sons were away from the house when the raid took place. Some of the victims ran out and the killers chased them, shooting with guns.

I was horrified by the accounts they narrated of their suffering in East Pakistan during the Awami League’s Blood and Tears by Qutubuddin Aziz bloody rebellion and the gaping vacuum this genocide had caused in the non-Bengali population in the country’s eastern half.

Bhutto’s vindication of the constitutional stand and role of his Party qutubuddih forceful and logical. On March 3, the general strike ordered by the Awami League all over the province, paralysed life anr Dacca.

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Thousands of dead bodies were flung into the Karnaphuli river and the Bay of Bengal. The White Paper on the East Pakistan crisis, published by the Government of Pakistan in Augustfailed to make any significant international impact.

They looted every shop owned by a non- Bengali. Dacca and Chittagong were the only two cities from where sketchy reports of the slayings of non-Bengalis had trickled to me in Karachi, mostly through the escapees I met at the Karachi Airport on their arrival from East Zziz.


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The collection and compilation of these eyewitness accounts was started in January and completed in twelve weeks. We lived for more than two years in a Red Cross Camp in Dacca. A jingo barked out the order that Bengalis and non-Bengalis should fall into separate lines.

The majority of eyewitnesses consist of the parents who saw their children slam, the wives who were forced by the rebels to witness the murder of their husbands, the girls who were ravished and the rare escapees from the rebel-operated human slaughterhouses. Late in Septemberthe exchange of Bengalis in Pakistan with Pakistanis in Bangladesh and the repatriation of the Pakistani prisoners of war and civilian internees from India was commenced under the previous month’ s New Delhi Agreement.

A large hole in the dormitory showed where the Army used rockets to flush out those they say rejected an offer to give themselves up. In the period of the Awami League’s insurgency in Dacca, kidnapping non- Bengalis for ransom and then slaying them was the favourite modus operandi of the Awami League rebels.

But our neighbours were decent people and they assured us that we were safe. But strangely their newspapers and news agencies reported barely a word or two about the spiralling pogrom against the non-Bengalis all over East Pakistan. It was a terrible qutubucdin ” “A Bengali neighbour sheltered me and my aged mother from the terror and fury of the killer gang which had slaughtered my husband, my father and my two teenage brothers”, said year-old Roshanara Begum who lived in a house in the Tong: Additional Scan s are available for any item, please inquire.

Shah Imam, 30, who was engaged in business in Dacca and who lived in the Bikrampur locality, testified: The next morning I took him to a local hospital. The killer gang asked us to utter a few sentences in Bengali which we did.

Many of the interviews were prolonged qutubudddin the Witnesses broke down in a flurry of sobs and tears as they related the agonising stories of their wrecked lives.