Adnan Morshed

Diamonds and social progress

June 18, 2014
Diamonds and social progress

I was waiting for my luggage at the baggage claim of Dhaka international airport. Airports are a suitable place to examine a country’s new trends Read more »

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Hammad Ali

Just as red

June 17, 2014
Just as red

It was last Saturday afternoon when I first started hearing some reports of unrest in the Mirpur area the night before. Apparently, there was some conflict between the local people Read more »

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Nofel Wahid

Same numbers, new story

June 16, 2014
Same numbers, new story

A lot has been said and written about this year’s budget. At first glance the story seems very familiar. Read more »

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Ahmed Shafee

Brothers of a lesser parent

June 15, 2014
Brothers of a lesser parent

We were taught in school in Pakistani days about the origin of the Lahore resolution of the Muslim League. Jinnah, a secular gentleman according to Read more »

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Latif Quader

The sweat, toil and deaths behind 2022 FIFA World Cup

June 14, 2014
The sweat, toil and deaths behind 2022 FIFA World Cup

Qatar will be the host of the 2022 FIFA World Cup, the first Arab country to do so, as they hosted the 2006 Asian Games. Read more »

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Rainer Ebert

Fiddling while Rome burns: The ethical cost of living the high life

June 13, 2014
Fiddling while Rome burns: The ethical cost of living the high life

On April 24 last year, more than 1,100 people lost their lives in the rubble of Rana Plaza. The tragedy made headlines around the globe Read more »

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Ishrat Firdousi

Copa Mundial 2014

June 12, 2014
Copa Mundial 2014

Am I so round with you as you with me,

That like a football you do spurn me thus? Read more »

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Nadia Choudhury

Britain: A haven for war criminals

June 10, 2014
Britain: A haven for war criminals

Augusto Pinochet (the Chilean dictator), Rifaat Al-Assad (the butcher of Hama), Pervez Musharraf (Pakistan’s military leader), Phillip Machemedze Read more »

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International Crimes Strategy Forum (ICSF)

1971 women victims: Violated and forgotten

June 10, 2014
1971 women victims: Violated and forgotten

The Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict is no doubt a laudable and timely initiative. We are, nevertheless, surprised by the fact that Read more »

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