Memories of Simon Dring

  • Simon Dring (Left) was working for the Daily Telegraph while Sir William Mark Tully (Right) was the BBC's South Asia correspondent in 1971. The British journalists flashed out to the world the genocide carried out by the Pakistani forces during Bangladesh's Liberation War. The Bangladesh government has honoured them both as 'friends'. They reminisced about their experiences covering the country's War of Independence at a programme, Smriti 71, at Sonargaon Hotel in Dhaka on Apr 16, 2012. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

    Simon Dring (Left) was working for the Daily Telegraph while Sir William Mark Tully (Right) was the BBC's South Asia correspondent in 1971. The British journalists flashed out to the world the genocide carried out by the Pakistani forces during Bangladesh's Liberation War. The Bangladesh government has honoured them both as 'friends'. They reminisced about their experiences covering the country's War of Independence at a programme, Smriti 71, at Sonargaon Hotel in Dhaka on Apr 16, 2012. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

  • Smriti 71 host Toufique Imrose Khalidi with Simon Dring and Sir William Mark Tully at Sonargaon Hotel in Dhaka on Apr 16, 2012. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

    Smriti 71 host Toufique Imrose Khalidi with Simon Dring and Sir William Mark Tully at Sonargaon Hotel in Dhaka on Apr 16, 2012. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

  • (From left) Toufique Imrose Khalid, editor-in-chief of bdnews24.com, who hosted Smriti 71, former minister and actor Asaduzzaman Noor, journalists Simon Dring and Sir William Mark Tully, and Maj Gen KM Safiullah, who was a sector commander in the Liberation War. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

    (From left) Toufique Imrose Khalid, editor-in-chief of bdnews24.com, who hosted Smriti 71, former minister and actor Asaduzzaman Noor, journalists Simon Dring and Sir William Mark Tully, and Maj Gen KM Safiullah, who was a sector commander in the Liberation War. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

  • Simon Dring with Toufique Imrose Khalid, editor-in-chief of bdnews24.com who hosted Smriti 71, Sir William Mark Tully, and Maj Gen KM Safiullah, who was a sector commander in the Liberation War. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

    Simon Dring with Toufique Imrose Khalid, editor-in-chief of bdnews24.com who hosted Smriti 71, Sir William Mark Tully, and Maj Gen KM Safiullah, who was a sector commander in the Liberation War. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

  • Celebrated British journalists Sir William Mark Tully and Simon Dring reminisced about their days covering Bangladesh's War of Independence at an event, Smriti 71, at Sonargaon Hotel in Dhaka on Apr 16, 2012. Toufique Imrose Khalidi, bdnews24.com editor-in-chief who hosted the programme, introduced them to the guests. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

    Celebrated British journalists Sir William Mark Tully and Simon Dring reminisced about their days covering Bangladesh's War of Independence at an event, Smriti 71, at Sonargaon Hotel in Dhaka on Apr 16, 2012. Toufique Imrose Khalidi, bdnews24.com editor-in-chief who hosted the programme, introduced them to the guests. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

  • Simon Dring answers a question from Toufique Imrose Khalidi, editor-in-chief of bdnews24.com who hosted Smriti 71. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

    Simon Dring answers a question from Toufique Imrose Khalidi, editor-in-chief of bdnews24.com who hosted Smriti 71. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

  • Simon Dring sat down for an exclusive interview with bdnews24.com in 2012. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

    Simon Dring sat down for an exclusive interview with bdnews24.com in 2012. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

  • Simon Dring sat down for an exclusive interview with bdnews24.com in 2012. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

    Simon Dring sat down for an exclusive interview with bdnews24.com in 2012. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

  • Simon Dring sat down for an exclusive interview with bdnews24.com in 2012. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

    Simon Dring sat down for an exclusive interview with bdnews24.com in 2012. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman