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Part III: Two Wings Without A Body

Dec 2012
March 15, 1971. Unarmed rickshaw pullers. West Pakistani soliders massacre East Pakistanis (Bangladeshis).

This is the third of a multi-part series “Waiting for a Real Reckoning on 1971″ by Naeem Mohaiemen. Part I | Part II Partition resulted in the creation of two Pakistans, and from the beginning relationships between the two wings were strained and distant. At many key junctures after 1947, the attitude of the...
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Recalling 1971 | Multimedia

Dec 2012

NBC News report from 1/7/1972 that shows video of Pakistani soldiers executing students, professors and workers at Dhaka University on March 26, 1971 CBS News report from 2/2/1972 shows evidence of mass graves and widespread killing in Khulna. Approximately 100,000 people were killed in Khulna. NBC News reports on 2/20/1972 on genocidal rapes of...
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Lives in Brief | @dronestream

Dec 2012

This is a live project by Josh Begley. The Twitter stream below is continually being updated. Josh Begley, maker of the drone app that Apple rejected, has been tweeting every American drone strike since 2002  on Twitter @dronestream. The project, which began on Dec 11th and was supposed to last only 10 minutes, is now...
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Part II: Fluctuating witnesses

Dec 2012

This is the second of a multi-part series “Waiting for a Real Reckoning on 1971” by Naeem Mohaiemen. The first segment is here. In 1993, I began an oral history project on the war through the Thomas J. Watson Foundation. Although oral history work on 1971 was still relatively new at that time, an...
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Part I: Waiting for a Real Reckoning on 1971

Dec 2012

I remained in the (insane asylum) for six months in 1973. What drove me mad? Well, I felt the collective guilt of the Army action which at worst should have stopped by late April 1971. —Colonel Nadir Ali, Pakistan Army, “A Khaki Dissident on 1971,” Viewpoint, December 17, 2010 Our fathers committed a deadly mistake,...
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سیلاب کے بعد | اداریہ

Dec 2012
سیلاب کے بعد | اداریہ

 English | اداریہ پڑھیں: اردو ہمیں ابھی بھی مدد کی ضرورت ہے” | میر چنگیز خان جمالی” +  جنوبی پنجاب میں سیلاب کا دورہ | تصویریں +
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Drone strikes, factory fires and imperialism in Pakistan

Dec 2012

The factory fire in Karachi is no less an outcome of imperialism in its neoliberal capitalist face, than drone strikes are the outcome of imperialism in its armed warfare face. Let’s talk a little bit about what imperialism looks like. Pakistanis and Muslims in general talk a lot about imperialism—mainly about American imperialism—but we...
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