Posts Tagged ‘ Terrorism ’

Talk, talk, talk, do nothing, shift blame

August 11, 2015
Kayes Ahmed
Talk, talk, talk, do nothing, shift blame

I started this article to write about all the talking that the Prime Minister, The Home Minister and all the mini ministers have been doing about catching the murderers who have killed four talented bloggers and writers. They simply talk, talk, and talk. I assumed the talk is just a way to hide the incompetence...
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Posted in Crime, Religious Extremism | 14 Comments »

I forgive you

June 24, 2015
Kayes Ahmed
I forgive you

“I just want everyone to know that I forgive you“. So said Nadine Collier, the daughter of 70-year old victim Ethel Lance, in an emotion-choked and electrifying victim statement, when confronted with the evil of Dylann Roof. She went on, “You hurt me, you hurt a lot of people, but I forgive you”. This little runt of...
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Posted in Violence | 5 Comments »

India-Bangladesh people-to-people ties stronger

June 14, 2015
Rupak Bhattacharjee
India-Bangladesh people-to-people ties stronger

One of the positive aspects of India-Bangladesh ties that deserve attention is the curiosity of the common people in each other’s matters.
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Posted in India, International, Neighbours, Politics, South Asia | 4 Comments »

By all means necessary

February 16, 2015
Muhammad Q. Islam
By all means necessary

Politicians seek power to use it for the benefit of the people whom they represent.
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Posted in Education, Government, Politics, Terrorism, Violence | 6 Comments »

Servants killing state owners: what next?

February 5, 2015
Dr. Kalam Azad
Servants killing state owners: what next?

The Constitution of Bangladesh asserts that its citizens are the sole owners of the country.
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Posted in AL/BNP/Jamaat, Democracy, Politics, Terrorism, Violence | 6 Comments »

“Lasting and expanding”? On the longevity of ISIS

December 19, 2014
Hassan Mneimneh
“Lasting and expanding”? On the longevity of ISIS

In its messaging to its multiple audiences, the “Islamic State”
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Did Shahbagh push AL to go hard line?

March 11, 2013
Afsan Chowdhury
Did Shahbagh push AL to go hard line?

The initial period of euphoric enthusiasm, mobilisation and rallying cries of the ‘Shahbagh Movement’ is now facing the reality of a hard-line counter movement both civil and terrorist
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Posted in 1971, AL/BNP/Jamaat, Politics, Shahbagh Movement, War Crimes Trial | 18 Comments »

How to make a terrorist: The do-it-yourself guide

October 31, 2012
Andrew Eagle
How to make a terrorist: The do-it-yourself guide

The first thing you’ll need in making your terrorist is a human being, and in choosing one there are a number of factors to consider.  Firstly, youth can be a valuable asset.
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Posted in Law and Justice, Terrorism | 19 Comments »

And terror knocks on our door…again!

September 13, 2011
Ramya Sarma
And terror knocks on our door…again!

After 26/11, 2008, when ten terrorists came sneaking in to Mumbai and held hundreds of people and a whole city hostage, we promised ourselves that it would never happen again. We tightened our heartstrings, our belts and our security systems and battened down the hatches that had allowed the baddies to come sneaking into...
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How not to follow the path of Pakistan!

August 27, 2011
Kayes Ahmed
How not to follow the path of Pakistan!

Everyone wants to know what’s up with Pakistan? What they really mean is what’s wrong with this country that once had a shared destiny of the land of my father? So, let me start at the beginning.
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Posted in Uncategorized | 27 Comments »

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