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11 Years, $300 Million and 3 Convictions. Was the Khmer Rouge Tribunal Worth It?

11 Years, $300 Million and 3 Convictions. Was the Khmer Rouge Tribunal Worth It? By SETH MYDANSAPRIL 10, 2017 Photo Skulls of victims of the Khmer Rouge at the Choeung Ek memorial, a mass grave in Phnom Penh. The Khmer Rouge regime killed 1.7 million Cambodians from 1975 to 1979. Credit Damir Sagolj/Reuters BANGKOK — […]

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We need a good neighbor; neighbor needs it too. Minar Rashid A good neighbor is the blessing from the creator. As the saying goes, you can change your life partner if it does not suit you, but cannot change your neighbor. Pakistan or India would have changed their neighbors’ long time back if there was any […]

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Exclusive: Officer Exposes Brutal Killings by Bangladeshi Elite Police Unit RAB Published tisdag 4 april kl 05.00 Listen to the full report by Swedish Radio reporter Beatrice Janzon (8:32 min) 1 av 3 Graphics: Swedish Radio Swedish Radio can reveal a secret recording that uniquely shows how the elite police force Rapid Action Battalion, RAB, […]

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If you find him – shoot and kill him, wherever he is. And then plant a weapon beside him, the officer is quoted as saying An exclusive report by the Swedish Radio claims it has got evidence of how Bangladesh Police’s elite force RAB abducts and kills its targets. In a secret conversation, a high-ranking […]

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  উড়ন্ত বিমানে ঝুলন্ত হাতাহাতি–মারামারি!      জেদ্দা থেকে হজযাত্রী বহনকারী বাংলাদেশ বিমানের একটি ফ্লাইটে চলন্ত অবস্থায় যাত্রীদের মধ্যে হাতাহাতি, মারামারি এবং অপ্রীতিকর ঘটনা ঘটেছে। এ সময় সাধারণ যাত্রীদের মধ্যে আতঙ্ক ছড়িয়ে পড়ে। রবিবার জেদ্দা থেকে রওনা হয়ে বিমানটি কলকাতার আকাশ সীমা অতিক্রমকালে বিমান ঢাকা না চট্টগ্রাম বিমানবন্দরে ল্যান্ড করবে, তা নিয়ে ঢাকা এবং চট্টগ্রামের […]

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সাত বছরে আত্মসাৎ ৩০ হাজার কোটি টাকা  জাহাঙ্গীর শাহ ২৭ মার্চ ২০১৬, ১৬:৫৬ গত সাত বছরে ঘটেছে ছয়টি বড় আর্থিক কেলেঙ্কারি। এসব কেলেঙ্কারিতে ৩০ হাজার কোটি টাকারও বেশিচুরি বা আত্মসাৎ করা হয়েছে। এ অর্থ দিয়েই অনায়াসে একটি পদ্মা সেতু তৈরি করা যেত। বড় এসব আর্থিক কেলেঙ্কারিতে ক্ষতিগ্রস্ত হয়েছে বিপুলসংখ্যক সাধারণ মানুষ। শেয়ারবাজার কেলেঙ্কারি লাখ লাখ […]

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Bangladeshi girl wins place at top university TAFSIA SHIKDAR is an ordinary school pupil at an ordinary school in Newham, nervous about her “A”-level exams that are coming up in the summer. From September, though, she will be doing something quite extraordinary – studying engineering at the Massacusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Boston, seen […]

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Photo:Rajib Dhar The workers are operating heavy machines in dusty and toxic environments, further exposing themselves to health hazards Most of the mega development projects the government has implemented or is working on put people and construction workers at grave risk due to a lack of proper safety measures. Despite the March 13 death of […]

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Extreme pollution, caused by toxic industrial and domestic wastes, makes the River Buriganga devoid of fish and bio-diversity. The photo was taken on Tuesday. — Sanaul Haque Buriganga, Shitalakhhya, Balu and the Turag, the four rivers flowing by the capital became virtually fishless as their waters have been polluted by dumping industrial wastes and sewage. […]

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Women still lag behind men in terms of participation in politics and economic and social advancement activities as the government has failed to achieve major goals that the National Women Development Policy aims. The policy still remains on paper as major objectives of the policy like establishing equal rights of men and women in areas […]

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F R Chowdhury   I have already written two articles under this heading. I got considerable feedback from the readers. In general they liked it. Part – I dealt with relations between head of the state and head of the government. Part – II dealt with relations between the government and the civil servants. This […]

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