Views of protest outside Edgbaston cricket ground including a man daubed in fake blood with message written on his shirt about Pakistani brutality, a group of Bangladeshi protestors chanting long live Bangladesh and holding banners and a brief shot of the Pakistani national flag being set on fire. Brief views of match being played at Edgbaston between England and Pakistan. Peter Plant interviews representatives from both sides in the protest.
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The Bangladesh Liberation War broke out on 26 March 1971 when the Pakistani Army launched Operation Searchlight against Bengal, which was demanding that Pakistan recognise the results of the 1970 election or allow eastern Pakistan to separate from west Pakistan.
Operation Searchlight resulted in large-scale atrocities being commited by Pakistan, hence the demonstration at Edgbaston in June 1971.
India entered the war on 3 December 1971 and Pakistan's defences collapsed on 16 December. Bangladesh was subsequently recognised as an independent state.