Of foreigners and bloggers: Are all deaths equal?

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The death of an Italian and a Japanese national in Bangladesh has triggered global concern bringing up serious safety issues in Bangladesh. International alerts have been issued and foreigners have been told by their respective governments to exercise caution while here. Meanwhile, Bangladesh is trying to grapple with the crisis and protection of foreigners has… Read more »

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Safer Internet: Let’s kick off the conversation

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When we talk about technology and crime, or technological crime, we probably refer to crimes using new technologies, that is information and communication technologies (ICTs). It is very difficult to define, as new technologies continue to emerge and the examples become redundant. In some cities in some countries, burglary is a forgotten thing, thanks to… Read more »

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

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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 homeland… Read more »

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Talk, talk, talk, do nothing, shift blame

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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… Read more »

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No tears for thousands of other Rajans

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#OPINION: Syed Ashraf falls, as Tajuddin Ahmad fell “One of the few decent men in politics today leaves government under a cloud that ought not to be there.” https://shar.es/1sHdWz Social media is in a state of froth about the beating to death of 10 year old Rajan at the hands of callous murderers. The Minister… Read more »

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