Commemoration of the Genocide Day
March is the month of independence of Bangladesh. A week long program to celebrate the independence is held every year and this year, from March 22-28, 2017 and in that program organized by LWM. As part of this week long celebration, a seminar was held on March 24 titled “25th March Genocide Day, Thoughts of Young Researchers”. Emraan Azad, Lecturer of Law at the University of Asia Pacific explained the definition of genocide and the Pakistani intent to commit genocide in 1971; Umme Wara, Lecturer of Criminology, University of Dhaka explained the nature of different groups defined in the definition of genocide. Naureen Rahim, Research Associate at the Liberation War Museum pointed out the plan and pattern of killing and atrocities by the Pakistan Army during the Liberation War of 1971.Md. Pizuar Hossain, Teaching Asst., East West University discussed about the Bangladesh genocide with comparative perspective along with the memorialization process relating to the post conflict scenario around the globe.