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The chapter locates the accounts of male violations by the West Pakistani army within the historical and colonial discourses relating to the construction of the Bengali Muslim. Further, it identifies the intertextual, contemporary citational references of the discourse of Bengali Muslim in photographs and interviews. The chapter draws on Judith Butler’s and Marilyn Strathern’s work on gendering and performativity to address the citational role of various practices of discourses of gender and race within colonial documents and their application in a newer context of colonization and sexual violence of women and men during wars. The role of photographs and image...

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