In us we trust: The Shahbagh protest and its utility

February 11, 2013
Jyoti Omi Chowdhury
In us we trust: The Shahbagh protest and its utility

A young man on the edge of Shahbagh circle looked straight at me and yelled out ‚ÄúRevolution!‚ÄĚ with the same vigour and sentimentality of a young Che on a motorbike.
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Secularism and Islam: The myth and the reality

December 19, 2012
Jyoti Omi Chowdhury
Secularism and Islam: The myth and the reality

In the last few weeks, Jamaat-backed organizations have attacked police officers left and right. The government has suggested that these attacks are pre-planned, with the goal of generally de-stabilizing society.
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