Shahriar Kabir, a well-known writer, human rights activist and film maker recently visited the US with his new documentary film called War Crimes 71. He interviewed many eyewitnesses of 71 war crimes for his film.
In an exclusive interview with VOA Bangla Service he says he wantsto inform the younger generation about the war crimes and the real history of 1971. Getting the western countries to recognize the 71 genocide is one of his main objectives behind the film, he added.
Shahriar has been widely considered as a Voice of Conscience and he is secular democratic person who has worked hard to protect the religious minorities in Bangladesh. He strongly feels that the War Criminals of 1971 in Bangladesh shouldbe brought to justice.