The spirit of Ekushey

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February 21st is observed all over the world as International Mother Language Day. Even within Bangladesh, the emphasis is on the language movement of 1952 and the right of people to use their own language in their worldly pursuits. However, this day means a lot more to a lot of people. As the popular Bangla… Read more »

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Muslims in the West, Islamophobia, Islamofascism!

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Rescue crews tend to the injured in the intersection outside the Inland Regional Center in San Bernardino, California in this still image taken from video December 2, 2015. REUTERS/NBCLA.com/Handout via Reuters

Days after the killings of fourteen people in a holiday party in San Bernardino, California, CAIR (Council on American-Islamic Relations) and other Muslim organisations in the US are steadily beating the drum of Muslim victimisation. They are giving voice to the fear and loathing that Muslims feel in the US and elsewhere. On the other… Read more »

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