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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Minister Ashraf and the opportunity to talk nonsense

February 6, 2012
Afsan Chowdhury
Minister Ashraf and the opportunity to talk nonsense

So there we go again, Minister Syed Ashraful Islam adding to the collection of brilliant quotes about life and death in Bangladesh. Nearly immortalised for saying that Indian border killings are minor matters, he has said that road deaths are accidents and one can do little about it.
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