Posts Tagged ‘ Bangladesh ’

In search of adibashi (indigenous) consciousness

August 11, 2012
Prashanta Tripura
In search of adibashi (indigenous) consciousness

I have come across a number of Bengalis who raise the question, “How justified is it to divide the people of the same country as indigenous and non-indigenous? If only you (i.e. Chakma, Tripura, Garo, Santal etc) are indigenous, then what are we?”
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Shahara Khatun, “Lock your doors”, and rule of law

August 9, 2012
Kayes Ahmed
Shahara Khatun, “Lock your doors”, and rule of law

This morning I saw yet another chest thumping, foot stamping and hair bending pronouncement from Bangladesh’s Chief Law Enforcer, Shahara Khatun. This was so out of the left field that I kept wondering why is this inane person the face of the Laws of the Land?
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