Published:  12:00 AM, 21 January 2017

Liberation War e-archive opens with 5,000 pics


Muktijuddho e-Archive, an electronic archive on the Liberation War of Bangladesh in 1971, has opened on its website around 5,000 photographs , taken by local and foreign photographers, on different incidents including the genocide by Pakistani occupational force.

The photographs also contain caption and names of photographers, a press release said. Photo-graphs of Bangla-deshi photographers Rashid Talukdar, Moham-mad Shafi, Naib Uddin Ahmed, Aftab Ahmed, Abdul Hamid Raihan, Golam Mawla, Jalaluddin Haider, Anwar Hossain, Manjur Alam Beg, Shafiqul Islam Swapan, Abul Lais Shy-amal and Shakhawat Ho-ssain are among the 5,000 photos.

Indian photographers Raghu Roy, Kishore Parekh, Amiya Tarafdar, Bal Krishna, Rabin Sen-gupta, Santosh Basak and Manabendra Mondal, Ger-man photographers Tho-mas Billhardt and Horst Faas, US photographers David Hume Kennerly, David Burnett, Mary Ellen Mark and Dick Durance, British photographers William Lovelace, Don Mackain, John Downing, Mark Edwards and Marilyn Silverstone, Swedish Photographer Bo Carlsson, French photographers Mitchell Laurent, Marc Riboud, Christian Simonpietri, Raymond Depardon and Bruno Barbey's photographs on the Liberation War are also in the list.

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