Posts Tagged ‘ Violence ’

Niladri and Rajon: What connects the child-killers and blogger-killers?

August 11, 2015
Afsan Chowdhury
Niladri and Rajon: What connects the child-killers and blogger-killers?

Several headlines of gruesome killing of individuals for one reason or another have recently surfaced in Bangladesh drawing both national attention and disgust. People are astonished that right here, in the middle of “gentle and kind” Bangladeshis, so many have lurked around with murder on their mind. But to those who look at their...
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Posted in Crime, Religious Extremism, Violence | 8 Comments »

Is all happiness lost to Shukhi?

July 24, 2015
Zeenat Khan
Is all happiness lost to Shukhi?

How many Shukhis have to endure violence, severe torture and sometimes death when demands for more dowries not being met in Bangladesh? How many monstrous husbands and in-laws will abuse and kill innocent young women because their poor parents cannot pay the dowry amount to the husbands or to their families? This is happening...
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Posted in Abuse, Violence, Women's Rights | 2 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 »

Managing violence, Chicago-style

May 29, 2014
M. Sophia Newman
Managing violence, Chicago-style

In the past year, I’ve written multiple articles about the war crimes tribunals and violence in Bangladesh. People tend to say I must
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Posted in Crime, Violence | 16 Comments »

When democracy appears a distant dream

December 4, 2013
MK Aaref
When democracy appears a distant dream

I don’t fall under the category of ‘Sushil Shomaj’. Therefore no reporter or TV station will come
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Posted in Politics | 20 Comments »

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