Matiur Rahman

People, patriotism and politics in Bangladesh

September 9, 2013
People, patriotism and politics in Bangladesh

No country can exist without having people. Otherwise, it becomes just a barren land. So, people come first in any country with well-defined geographic territory. They may adhere to any culture Read more »

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Afsan Chowdhury

Who speaks for Shumi today?

September 8, 2013
Who speaks for Shumi today?

Shumi is an 11-year-old girl who is still in police custody for allegedly being involved in a murder she didn’t commit. She has been charged with helping Oishee dispose of the body Read more »

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Kayes Ahmed

You help me, I help you!

September 7, 2013
You help me, I help you!

I have two really dear Chinese businessmen friends. They are actually from Hong Kong and given half a chance they will remind you of the fact. Read more »

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Nofel Wahid

Training the Emons of Bangladesh

September 5, 2013
Training the Emons of Bangladesh

Some months ago, on a Dhaka-bound flight from Singapore, I was seated next to a 24 year-old guy from Tangail named Emon. Read more »

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Daniel McAdams

Congressional danse macabre has begun

September 4, 2013
Congressional danse macabre has begun

The first draft of the White House’s war authorization legislation was leaked today, signaling the opening round of the danse macabre, in which the bargaining Read more »

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A. Rahman

British non-intervention in Syria: Sanity or cowardice?

September 3, 2013
British non-intervention in Syria: Sanity or cowardice?

On Thursday, 29th August 2013, the British Parliament was recalled from the summer recess into an emergency session by David Cameron Read more »

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M Niaz Asadullah

In a league of our own

September 2, 2013
In a league of our own

Global university ranking exercises rarely make headlines in Bangladesh. Part of the reason is that they are somewhat predictable Read more »

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M. Sophia Newman

What’s wrong with Oishee?

September 1, 2013
What’s wrong with Oishee?

Nate Ybanez doodled childish drawings on paper during the court proceedings. His father, bereaved of his wife by the boy’s murderous rampage Read more »

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Frank Domenico Cipriani

Listening to a Commie

August 30, 2013
Listening to a Commie

In my circle of acquaintances, I know a handful of “fellow travellers”, Americans who have an affection and concern for the people of Bangladesh. Read more »

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