Peace commemoration

A man lights candles during a ceremony to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the end of the Bangladesh Liberation War of 1971, at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy in Dhaka. The academy lit 40, 000 candles a minute past midnight to celebrate the month of victory forty years since Bangladesh's liberation from Pakistan on December 16, 1971.

( Reuters photo / November 30, 2011 )

A man lights candles during a ceremony to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the end of the Bangladesh Liberation War of 1971, at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy in Dhaka. The academy lit 40, 000 candles a minute past midnight to celebrate the month of victory forty years since Bangladesh's liberation from Pakistan on December 16, 1971.

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