Posts Tagged ‘ Indigenous community ’

The minorities of our nightmares

October 2, 2012
Prashanta Tripura
The minorities of our nightmares

Are you afraid to go to bed these days, out of fear that the forces of evil will leap out of your nightmares to rampage through your neighbourhood while you are asleep?
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Ramu: When shame is not enough

October 1, 2012
Afsan Chowdhury
Ramu: When shame is not enough

The Ramu attack is a good reminder that Bangladesh doesn’t have the minimum commitment to protect the minorities. It was something far more than shameful as several hundred mullahs
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Secular democracy in Bangladesh, a failure or a sham?

October 1, 2012
Trimita Chakma
Secular democracy in Bangladesh, a failure or a sham?

“We, the people of Bangladesh, having proclaimed our independence on the 26th day of March, 1971 and through a historic struggle for national liberation, established the independent
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Adivasi land rights

August 4, 2011
Sanjeeb Drong
Adivasi land rights

Like many countries in the developing world, Bangladesh too faces mounting pressure on its natural resources, including its lands and forests against the backdrop of a booming population. This pressure affects all Bangladeshis, but its implications are especially acute for the Adivasi communities around the country.
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