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David Bergman

David Bergman is a British human rights activist and investigative journalist based in Bangladesh, who worked at the New Age, a Bangladesh national newspaper. He was convicted of contempt by Bangladesh’s special war crimes tribunal in 2015 for contradicting the official figures of the dead from the 1971 war for independence from West Pakistan. It was proclaimed that he “hurt the feelings of the nation.” This article was republished from the Hindu Newspaper.

Fall of Dhaka 1971: Questioning the Iconic 3 million

David Bergman | Is the Bangladesh government’s official figure of three million a fair estimate of the number of people killed by the Pakistan military...



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