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Get off the Merry-Go-Round

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Submitted by guest_writer on Wed, 30/03/2016 - 10:59pm

Recently I was watching a talk show and someone was saying,
'During Charlie Hebdo, thousands of people marched to defend their right to offend Muslims but no one raised their voice when their children were killed in Pakistan.'

অদেখা বন্ধুর জন্যে

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Submitted by Yaseen [Guest] on Mon, 02/03/2015 - 3:53pm


Brad Adams and HRW: Who Watches the Human Rights Watch(Men)?

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Submitted by yhoque [Guest] on Tue, 13/01/2015 - 6:46am

On January 8th, 2015, the prominent human rights advocacy group Human Rights Watch (HRW) issued a statement criticizing the Awami League government of Bangladesh for what it deemed as excessive use of force against the opposition as well as imposing censorship on the media. The release can be found here.

Pro-71 secular organisations protest in front of Al-Jazeera London office

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Submitted by icsf [Guest] on Sat, 15/11/2014 - 10:40pm

International Crimes Strategy Forum (ICSF) along with a number of UK based Bangladeshi progressive, pro-liberation, secular organisations gathered in front of Al-Jazeera’s London office to protest the news agency’s biased coverage of the trial of the international crimes in Bangladesh, distortion of national history, and total lack of sensitivity towards the victims of 1971 genocide.

Songs from Shahbag

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Submitted by shehab on Fri, 07/11/2014 - 9:01am

[i]I am little embarrassed about the intellectual property rights issue in this writing. I am not sure whether mentioning a link or pointer to a song already hosted on the internet violates anyone's right. I promise that if any such infringement happens it will definitely be a temporary thing. I have done it for documentation only. I have added the songs as I have come across so far.

My post to Dailystar and Mahfuz Anam

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Submitted by guest_writer on Wed, 29/01/2014 - 4:59am

I recently read an Op-ed by Mr. Mahfuz Anam in Dailystar, " "The Third View. Challenges before Khaleda Zia. Old issues, old tactics and old allies are no longer assets but burdens" (January 24th, Dailystar. http://www.thedailystar.net/challenges-before-khaleda-zia-8137), where he attempted to make it acceptable to work with Jamat Shibir.

Family State: Youth in revolt-final

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Submitted by nilkanto on Sun, 08/09/2013 - 1:57am

"What's your aim in life?"
The boy looks at his mother. She answers, "My soon will be a great engineer."
My teachers used to insist me to pursue engineering as I was good in maths. Not pure mathematics! My mother did say the same thing. And I did not try to make them understand what I really want. Did you try? Will that boy try?

Family State: Youth in revolt-1

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Submitted by nilkanto on Wed, 21/08/2013 - 3:55am

It was a front page news, news that we all now talk about.

The news: Parents killed, accused Daughter.

It became viral. the News, the gossip, the shock, the blame game: Society vs parenting vs liberty, English medium vs Bengali, friends vs parents, love vs blindness.

The Existing Quota System- The Root of All Evils?

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Submitted by guest_writer on Fri, 19/07/2013 - 1:05am

Anyone who has any idea about the civil service of Bangladesh or any concern about the efficiency and effectiveness of the bureaucratic organ cannot really support the existing quota system.

Collection of Reports on Jamaat-Shibir Violence Against Police in March

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Submitted by Jumbojet [Guest] on Mon, 15/04/2013 - 3:39am

Following is a list of translations from Bangla news articles on Jamaat and Shibir violence against police over the month of March. A list of English news articles is given after the translations. The Bangla news articles generally have more details in them, while the English ones are more like summaries.