ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Bangladesh Anatomy of a Coup

Bangladesh: Anatomy of a Coup Lawrence Lifschultz Kai Bird When, on the night of August 14, 1975, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was killed alongwith a large numbers of members of his family and friends, it was put out that the assassins had acted on their own, with no larger political objective than of ridding the country of a tyrant. Unspecific talk about 'foreign involvement' in the assassination or, more explicitly, of CIA involvement, was, on the basis of evidence available then, rightly dismissed as specious propaganda.

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