Ongoing nationality debate: are we Bangalee or Bangladeshi?

Written By: NazirAhmed
29/05/2014 11:10
Thoughts and Ideology

Bangladesh is deeply divided on many issues along political lines.  If the government says one thing, the main opposition party will say something else and vice versa.  This trend has been going on since the independence.  Among all those issues that have deeply divided the....    Full story...

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Written By: NazirAhmed
20/04/2014 22:47
Law and Order

One injustice creates many or multiple injustices. It is said “killing an innocent person means as if killing the entire humanity.” Miscarriages of justice have happened throughout the world in the past, even in the developed country like the United Kingdom [for example, Birmingham 6,....    Full story...

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A British citizen can be the Chief Justice of Bangladesh but not an MP!

Written By: NazirAhmed
01/04/2014 23:39
Law and Order

Constitutionally a dual citizen (e.g. a British citizen of Bangladeshi origin) can become the Chief Justice of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh (i.e. by becoming a High Court Judge, then a Judge of the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court, and then the Chief Justice) - but he cannot....    Full story...

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Perception is very important factor in politics

Written By: NazirAhmed
26/03/2014 21:36

The Oxford dictionary defines the term ‘perception’ as “the ability to see, hear, or become aware of something through the senses.” The term has distinct meaning or essence in psychology, medical science and in other areas. Whatever meaning and essence it may have in....    Full story...

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Mujib v Gandhi and Jinnah – A reflective analysis

Written By: NazirAhmed
15/03/2014 22:16

Mahatma Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (hereinafter “Gandhi”) is, no doubt, an undisputed leader of India. He is one of the main architects of India’s independence from the British rule. He was educated in the United Kingdom (called to the English Bar by the Honourable Society of....    Full story...

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Five years of Pilkhana Massacre: A critical overview of the legal and inquiry process

Written By: NazirAhmed
09/03/2014 12:16
Law and Order

On 25th and 26th February 2009 some undisciplined soldiers of the then Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) killed 74 people including 57 army officials. The army officials include one Major General, two Brigadier Generals, sixteen Colonels, eleven Lieutenant Colonels, twenty three Majors and....    Full story...

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How could ‘Bangla’ be an official language of the UN?

Written By: NazirAhmed
21/02/2014 15:48
Arts and Literature

Six languages are currently official languages of the United Nations (UN). These are: English French, Arabic, Russian, Chinese and Spanish. Proposal has been made to include ‘Bangla’ as one of the official languages of the UN. Besides Bangla, Esparento, Hindi, Portuguese and Turkish....    Full story...

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Election of 5th January 2014:in the eyes of Constitution, democracy and international law

Written By: NazirAhmed
17/02/2014 11:39
Contemporary Debate

Introduction The tenth parliamentary election in Bangladesh was held on 5th January 2014 - but, what kind of election was it?  Over half - 153 out of 300 – the MPs were elected unopposed!  That means more than half of the voters of the country were deprived of....    Full story...

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Mujib v Gandhi and Jinnah – a short reflective analysis

Written By: NazirAhmed
13/01/2014 20:35

Mahatma Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (hereinafter ‘Gandhi’) is, no doubt, an undisputed leader of India. Whoever comes to power in India, Gandhi is given due and utmost respect. His photo and portrait is put in the same place, no matter which party comes into power. Similarly,....    Full story...

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India’s stance, ground reality and constitutionality

Written By: NazirAhmed
06/01/2014 22:33
Law and Order

Terming yesterday's parliamentary polls as "constitutional requirement", India today reiterated its position that the ‘democratic processes must be allowed to take their own course in Bangladesh.’ ‘Elections in Bangladesh on 5th January were a ‘constitutional....    Full story...

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Bangladesh: a land of huge potentials

Written By: NazirAhmed
28/11/2013 0:26

Although Bangladesh emerged as an independent country only in 1971, its history goes back thousands of years and it has long been known as a crossroads of history and culture.  It has a unique natural scenery and beauty.  Bangladesh has the world's longest sea....    Full story...

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Written By: NazirAhmed
25/11/2013 21:16

Hussain Muhammed Ershad is the most unpredictable character and personality in the politics of Bangladesh. He changes his position not day by day but more than once even in a day! Some of his harsh critics often say that he is a political prostitute in Bangladesh. An eminent analyst Mr....    Full story...

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Written By: NazirAhmed
14/11/2013 22:09

History tells us that the ends of the governments with two-third brute majorities have not gone well in the Indian Sub-Continent.  In India, Indira Gandhi’s government once got the two-third majority in Parliament but that resulted in her declaring state of emergency.....    Full story...

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Written By: NazirAhmed
30/10/2013 22:36 30/10/2013 22:34
Contemporary Debate

The Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina invited the leader of the opposition Begum Khaleda Zia through telephone conversation for dialogue and dinner.  This is an unprecedented incident in Bangladeshi politics.  Is the Prime Minister really serious on dialogue and negotiation?  If she....    Full story...

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A note of caution - Miscarriage of justice

Written By: NazirAhmed
30/08/2013 22:35
Human rights

One injustice creates multiple injustices. Miscarriage of justice has been happening throughout the world - happened even in the developed country like the United Kingdom. For example, Birmingham 6, Tottenham 3 and Guildford 4 etc where many innocent persons were victims of worst miscarriage of....    Full story...

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    Nazir Ahmed is a UK qualified solicitor with many years of experience of advising and training the public sector on all aspects of immigration and nationality Law, civil litigation, constitutional law welfare rights law and environmental health and safety law.
    He is a director of Policyy Review Centre(PRC), London and a consultant with Lincolns Chambers Solicitors. He has conducted training sessions for many national organisations as well as local authorities. His notable clients include various government departments. 
    Apart from his legal profession he is a prolific writer, authored few books and analyst on socio political issues.
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