M Niaz Asadullah

Development billboards: Numbers do not lie, or do they?

December 10, 2013
Development billboards: Numbers do not lie, or do they?

The ruling party sponsored billboards are back. This time they are bigger, better, and lawfully erected, loaded with information, and visible throughout Dhaka city. Read more »

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Muhammad Habibur Rahman

Human rights and climate justice

December 14, 2013
Human rights and climate justice

On 10th December, I was invited by the Chairman of Human Rights Commission (Dr. Mizanur Rahman Khan) to speak on “Working for Your Rights” Read more »

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Iftekhar Hossain

Yet another Ershadian ploy?

December 9, 2013
Yet another Ershadian ploy?

When would it be appropriate for President Abdul Hamid to return to Bangladesh? This indeed is a million dollar question Read more »

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Muhammad Habibur Rahman

Education all the way

December 8, 2013
Education all the way

The great American educationist Horace Mann (1796-1859) rightly stated that “Education then, beyond all other devices of human origin is a great equalizer of the conditions of men, the balance-wheel of the social machinery”. Read more »

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Hasan Zillur Rahim

Nelson Mandela and the power of forgiveness

December 7, 2013
Nelson Mandela and the power of forgiveness

On 12 June 1964, Nelson Mandela, age 46, was sentenced to life for sabotage and conspiracy to overthrow Read more »

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Hammad Ali

The eventual cost

December 10, 2013
The eventual cost

As I write this, it is the fourth day of the second spell of six-day blockades. Over the last two weeks, I have only managed to go to work for two days, two Fridays no less. Neither am I alone in the fear Read more »

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A. Rahman

Passing of Mandela

December 7, 2013
Passing of Mandela

Nelson Mandela, the icon of freedom, forgiveness and reconciliation; one of the brightest stars of the 20th century’s humility and decency, had passed away peacefully at his home Read more »

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Latif Quader

His legacy and incarnation of Roman virtues

July 18, 2013
His legacy and incarnation of Roman virtues

February 11, 1990, was an bewildering day for a man, who by “birth, upbringing, emotional self-sufficiency, social grace, imposing appearance Read more »

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Safwan Shabab

Tribute to Madiba: Lessons for us

December 6, 2013
Tribute to Madiba: Lessons for us

As South Africans and the world remember the life and legacy of NelsonMandela, his principles and fight for equality are universal. Read more »

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