Language ‚Äėpollution‚Äô, court orders and that thing called freedom of expression

February 21, 2012
Afsan Chowdhury
Language ‚Äėpollution‚Äô, court orders and that thing called freedom of expression

Few Op-eds have been as successful as Prof. Manzurul Islam‚Äôs recent one in which he said that ‚Äėlanguage pollution‚Äô was as destructive as ‚Äúriver pollution.‚ÄĚ The High Court took cognizance of the post
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Sagar-Runi murder, our hypocrisies and the fetid waters of our lakes

February 16, 2012
Afsan Chowdhury
Sagar-Runi murder, our hypocrisies and the fetid waters of our lakes

The murder of the journalist couple, Sagar Sarowar and Meherun Runi has shaken all of us. It is not that such crimes haven’t happened before but rarely have such victims been so close to us.
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