A few days ago I visited a photo exhibition at Gallery 21, Dhanmondi which is full of photos of different aspects and periods of the life of...

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One of the first ‘nor’westers’ of 2014 hit Dhaka hard last night bringing very heavy rain and hail. Very sadly, it managed to prevent ...

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The Speech

Julian Francis | 7th Mar 2014.

In March 1971, I was working as an agricultural volunteer on a Gandhian related poverty alleviation project in Bodh Gaya, Bihar, in the vill...

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Ekushey 1972

Julian Francis | 23rd Feb 2014.

As Coordinator of the refugee relief programme assisting 600,000 Bangladeshis, I was sitting in my OXFAM Refugee Relief Office near Park Cir...

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