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The 13 point demand of Hefazat-e-Islami


Written By: MohammadHossain
09/04/2013 8:05 03/04/2013 17:44
Bangladesh

Hefazat-e-Islam has come to the forefront of discussion in the public sphere as the eve of its long March to Dhaka on the 6th of April draws near. But what are the demands of this movement? On the 9th of March, Hefazat-e-Islam leader Shaykh-ul-Islam Allama Shah Ahmad Shafi put forward a 13....    Full story...

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Bangladesh Police: Reaping the rewards of oppression


Written By: MohammadHossain
03/04/2013 13:12
Law and Order

Police are being beaten. Police are being attacked. Police are being forced to fire. Police are being chased. Pro-government and complicit media are usually awash with such heart rendering news of law enforcers being subject to such severe instances of violence. As a citizen of the state,....    Full story...

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4 'atheist bloggers' arrested upto now: Everchanging drama in light of April 6 long march


Written By: MohammadHossain
03/04/2013 13:22 03/04/2013 13:10
Burning Issue

Something seems fishy. I smell conspiracy in the air. Everybody knows by now that the government has arrested 3 atheist 'bloggers' in the name of arresting defamers of Allah, Mohammad (S.A.W) and Islam. However, few in the online realm know of them and the initial lukewarm response....    Full story...

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Dr Farid Uddin Ahmed: Facing the Tune of Theatrical Autocracy


Written By: MohammadHossain
31/03/2013 20:35
Human rights

Listen my friends to the story of a human being. A human being facing injustice at the hands of justice. Dr. Farid Uddin Ahmed is an ophthalmologist by profession and a distinguished philanthropist. Resident of Kaderabad Housing Society at Mohammadpur, Dr. Farid was, incidentally, also....    Full story...

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Shaheed Rumi Squad: When hunger-strikers turn out to be Biryani-khors


Written By: MohammadHossain
30/03/2013 23:58 29/03/2013 19:28
Entertainment

An organization called Shaheed Rumi squad has been staging a hunger strike in front of the gate of the National Museum at Shahbag to demand for the ban of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami and Islami Chatra Shibir. Made up of a few left leaning youths, the organization has presently attracted some....    Full story...

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Judge fails to stand up for justice, dismisses defamation case against bloggers at Barishal


Written By: MohammadHossain
27/03/2013 16:56
Social Issues

The judicial system in Bangladesh has delivered yet another judgement. A judgement of complicity, not a judgement of conscience. A judgement by the denial of justice itself. For the second time running, of court of the judicial system in Bangladesh has dismissed a defamation case filed against....    Full story...

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Bangladesh government orders shoot on sight policy against protesters


Written By: MohammadHossain
27/03/2013 10:17
Bangladesh

Mohiuddin Khan Alamgir had spoken out. His true nature was laid bare for the world to see. Defying the basic constitutional rights accorded to all Bangladeshis to be able to demonstrate, gather and express their opinion, the government of Bangladesh has given legitimacy to an ongoing and....    Full story...

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Bangladesh: Of political witch hunts and chasing ghosts of 71


Written By: MohammadHossain
24/03/2013 19:01
Thoughts and Ideology

The developing culture of a political witch hunt in Bangladesh has reached new heights. The victims of this witch hunt are people of flesh and blood who have made their own personal choices. The choice to not follow the path of secularism, materialism and blind political bickering. The choice to....    Full story...

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Sheikh Hasina and her 'foreign friends':The drama


Written By: MohammadHossain
24/03/2013 18:59
Foregin Relations

Ahead of the country’s Independence Day, Bangladesh has awarded another batch of around 69 individuals and organisations, including 13 from Pakistan on Sunday in recognition of their outstanding contributions to the Liberation War in 1971. They include Cuban revolutionary and former....    Full story...

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Jamaat Activist Killed in Sylhet, Media gives little attention


Written By: MohammadHossain
21/03/2013 16:53 21/03/2013 12:01
Human rights

The death of the President of the Peoples Republic of Bangladesh yesterday on the 20th of March covered all headlines. A nation came to a standstill to express its grief. Zillur Rahman was a well loved personality besides being the President and the reaction from all walks of life confirmed that.....    Full story...

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Zillur Rahman passes away: Morale of a life story


Written By: MohammadHossain
21/03/2013 8:07
Thoughts and Ideology

History will remember the 20th of March 2013. It will remember so for the fact that on this day, Mohammed Zillur Rahman, the President of Bangladesh passed away. He breathed his last at Mount Elizabeth Hospital, where he was undergoing treatment for critical lung infection since March....    Full story...

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Witness against Nizami doesn’t know Liberation date of Bangladesh!


Written By: MohammadHossain
20/03/2013 8:09
News

The third prosecution witness gave his deposition against Mawlana Matiur Rahman Nizami on crimes against humanity during 1971. On Tuesday, the third prosecution witness Rustam Ali gave his deposition at ICT-1 which was presided over by a panel of 3 members led by Judge ATM Fazle Kabir.....    Full story...

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(Over)Conscious India's 'interest' in Bangladesh


Written By: MohammadHossain
17/03/2013 18:53 17/03/2013 16:50
Thoughts and Ideology

I am just writing a simple post on a topic which I feel strongly about. A recent event in the news is the march planned by the extremist Hindu political party of India, the BJP, towards Dhaka.  The Hindu reported that the BJP will organise a ‘long march to Dhaka’ on Monday next....    Full story...

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Towards BAKSHAL: The Dwindling Freedom of Press in Bangladesh


Written By: MohammadHossain
10/03/2013 16:17
Thoughts and Ideology

The recent unrest in Bangladesh in which more than a hundred people have been killed over the short span of less than two weeks has also witnessed the decimation of another typical victim, the press. Journalists have been shot at by police on the 22nd of February while covering the....    Full story...

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