Posts Tagged ‘ political unrest ’

Thailand and Bangladesh: A tale of two countries

December 29, 2013
Muhammad Q. Islam
Thailand and Bangladesh: A tale of two countries

Recent events in Thailand bear some parallels with events in Bangladesh. In both countries, the party out of power demands an interim caretaker government.
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Posted in Politics | 9 Comments »

Unity in troubled times

Unity in troubled times

For the first time in history, our land is facing a threat of being permanently divided along the religious lines. While some progressives do squirm at the sight of tupee-daree
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Posted in 1971, AL/BNP/Jamaat, Religion, Religious Extremism, Shahbagh Movement | 20 Comments »

Cats be damned: Social media and social responsibility

March 30, 2013
Jyoti Omi Chowdhury
Cats be damned: Social media and social responsibility

“Is your country on the verge of a civil war?” asked a meticulously dressed diplomat. I was confused for a second, thinking this person may have thought that I was from Kenya
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Posted in AL/BNP/Jamaat, Media, War and conflict | 6 Comments »

It’s that time of the cycle again

May 10, 2012
Irfan Chowdhury
It’s that time of the cycle again

Once again, we read that things are hotting up in the political sphere, as if to keep up with the unbearable summer. Many people in the country suffer from the incessant load-shedding, boundless inflation, endemic unemployment and corruption that is exacerbated by recent Hartals.
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Rage, riots, and the making of an unruly nation

March 11, 2012
MK Aaref
Rage, riots, and the making of an unruly nation

Something has gone totally berserk with our collective psyche. We are no longer the docile, polite society of bhodroloks anymore.
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Posted in Education, Law and Justice, Politics, Student Politics | 10 Comments »

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