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Bangladesh: On Nur Hossain and Democracy

Categories: South Asia, Bangladesh, History, Protest, War & Conflict

Ahmede Hussian remembers a man who of 26 years who died in 1987 [1]. “On the 10th November of 1987, Nur Hossain, an auto rickshaw driver and an activist of Awami League, went out to the street, his torso bared, with two lines written in Bangla on his chest and back– Gonotontro Mukti Paak, Shoyrachar Nipat Jaak (Long live democracy, Down with tyranny).”