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Minar Rashid “মনের পশু কোরবানি” দেয়ার প্রবক্তা আসলে কারা ? =================================== এক. . মুসলিম উম্মাহর এক অসহায় জনপদের নারী ও শিশুদের লাশ পাশে নিয়ে আমরা কুরবানির ঈদ পালন করছি । এটা আমাদের বিবেককে একটুও নাড়া দিচ্ছে না । বরং রাজপরিবারের এক শক্তিশালী সদস্য এই ঈদকে জাতির জীবনে সবচেয়ে খুশীর ঈদ হিসাবে ঘোষণা করেছেন । এই […]

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Why this is important Mynamar’s Rohyngas are the most persecuted people on earth and the latest carnage suggest that this is becoming an anachronism and that Myanmar government can no more be trusted to resolve the issue and thus immediate international intervention needed. Click here to sign the petition …

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In Illustrations: The Story of the Chakmas By Aliza Bakht on 22/08/2017 Exploring the history and the struggle of the Chakma tribe. Text by Sangeeta Barooah Pisharoty The article appeared in the Wire India 22/08/2017  

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DICTATOR’S MUSINGS – THE COUNTRY WILL NOT SURVIVE WITHOUT ME F R Chowdhury Corruption comes in different forms. Corruption for money and wealth is a pervasive one. In politics, another kind of corruption is prevalent – the lust for power. Initially, they would ask for more power so that they can execute development plans more […]

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Taslima Nasreen and the Imaginary Homeland of the Exiled By Monobina Gupta on 07/08/2017 What does it mean to spend days, months, years – an entire lifetime even – in forced exile? Taslima Nasreen’s Bengali book. Credit: Twitter/Taslima Nasreen Taslima Nasreen is used to being turned away from airports. She is used to being bundled […]

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Jerusalem Post, Opinion JEWS SHOULD STAND IN SOLIDARITY WITH THE PERSECUTED HINDUS OF BANGLADESH BYRACHEL AVRAHAM,  JULY 25, 2017 19:51   As Jews, we have an obligation to stand by the Hindus of Bangladesh during their hour of need HINDU DEVOTEES sit together on the floor of a temple to observe Rakher Upabash for the last day, […]

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They consider Tata engines grossly underrated. If a “Tata human haulier” is capable of carrying double the passenger-load than what they usually do, then why not turn them into minibuses? All it needs is a little improvisation; ingenious indeed! While not lawful, this is an aspect that hardly matters as far as Dhaka streets and […]

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Six-Month Human Rights Monitoring Report 2017 Bangladesh has ratified various international conventions and treaties, including the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC), International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR), Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (UN-CAT) and Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination […]

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Despite an avowed economic development that satisfies 74 per cent of new generation, 82 per cent of Bangladesh youth are not optimistic about their future, reveals a Prothom Alo youth survey. Statistically, the country has attained over 6 per cent economic growth over the recent years, but such growth has failed to create jobs for […]

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The Bangladesh government has decided to prohibit the production of films with other countries until the passing of a proper guideline. The decision was made at a meeting held between the Ministry of Information and film industry representatives on Sunday. The meeting proposed revising the existing guidelines over ‘joint production for the sake of the […]

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Before burning herself to death, Constable Halima Begum wrote a note revealing how her superiors had ignored an allegation of rape by a co-worker One would expect that members of the police force would be safe from all harm. But like all other women in Bangladesh, women working in the police force also face the […]

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As Bangladesh does not have an independent public prosecution service, there is no proper recruitement mechanism in place. The photo was taken recently Mahmud Hossain Opu The lack of an independent public prosecution service means the government can escape being accountable for its actions as well Unlike many countries in the world, public prosecutors in Bangladesh […]

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