Shahbagh thoughts

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Bangladesh has never been so positive, so neutral and so united, at least not in my lifetime. It was February 5 when it started; when the verdict against Quader Mollah went against public expectation.

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What led to Rajib’s Shahbagh?

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On October 16, 2011, we had written a piece (Bloggers (Asif and the likes): An emerging third force in politics?) on the activities of bloggers contesting the power relationships.

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Shahbagh thoughts

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“Why have you come here today”, asked a young woman at Shahbagh last Friday. “What do you think of it all”, he added. I replied, “I came to absorb the atmosphere here and I think that this is an important part of the history of Bangladesh.”

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