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Analysis of the the Anti-Quota movement: Shahbag finally speaks for the people


Written By: MohammadHossain
11/07/2013 21:25
Bangladesh

On Wednesday, the 10th of July, hundreds of Bangladesh Civil Service examinees began protests demanding an immediate cancellation of all sorts of quota in public service recruitment. Several hundred job-seekers who did not pass the 34th BCS preliminary exam had gathered in the....    Full story...

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Cases against Limon withdrawn: The dirty political drama Behind


Written By: MohammadHossain
10/07/2013 20:50
Bangladesh

Photo Courtesy: New Age   After two years, the government finally decided Tuesday to withdraw the two cases filed by Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) personnel against maimed college student Limon Hossain who hails from Jamaddarhat at Rajapur....    Full story...

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Shahbag spearheads cheap politics with a dead BCL cadre


Written By: MohammadHossain
03/07/2013 9:12 03/07/2013 7:02
Bangladesh

A third-year student of mechanical engineering and BUET unit Chhatra League convening committee member, Arif Raihan Dip, died at about 4:00am in Square Hospitals in the capital on the 3rd of July 2013. He had been unconscious since he had been stabbed him in his room at the Kabi Nazrul....    Full story...

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Bangladesh Chatra League: Embodying Terrorism En Masse


Written By: MohammadHossain
25/06/2013 11:09 25/06/2013 5:19
Human rights

UNB reported that two people, including a small boy, were killed and another person was injured during a gunfight between armed cadres of the Jubo League and Bangladesh Chhatra League over dropping a tender for three development projects of Bangladesh Railway East Zone headquarters, CRB Bhaban,....    Full story...

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Slandering the Sheikh Dynasty: The Greater Crime


Written By: MohammadHossain
28/06/2013 7:13 20/06/2013 22:46
Human rights

In Bangladesh, it’s a greater crime to speak out against the family of the ruling party Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina than to blaspheme against Prophet Mohammad (SAW). Shocking as it sounds, events throughout the past few years bear witness to that. The most recent event is as....    Full story...

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Sad Scenario in Bangladesh on eve of Lailat al Mi'raj


Written By: MohammadHossain
07/06/2013 8:11 07/06/2013 8:09
Religion & Culture

  Lailat al Mi'raj was observed on Thursday night, the 6th of June in Bangladesh. Before I proceed onto speaking my mind, let us view some facts.    Lailat al Mi'raj (Arabic: لیلة المعراج‎, Lailätu 'l-Mi‘rāğ), also known as....    Full story...

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In Bangladesh, Islamic artists are subject to oppression too


Written By: MohammadHossain
05/06/2013 5:11
Arts and Literature

A Dhaka court on the 5th of June granted 1 day remand against a police prayer for 10 days for Moshiur Rahman, well known nasheed singer. Naya Diganta reported that remand had been sought for a vandalism case filed at Ramna police station. The court also heard prayers of remand for four other....    Full story...

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How the Daily Star viewed the remand of Babunagari: The missing parts


Written By: MohammadHossain
01/06/2013 6:31
Controversy

The Daily Star never fails to surprise me with its diabolical brand of journalism that so nakedly emanates hatred; hatred of anything not relating to their version of events, especially in the field of religion. Past articles have unashamedly labeled members of political parties calling for....    Full story...

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Bdnews24 feeds the frenzy: Another yellow report against the Hefazat in Bangladesh


Written By: MohammadHossain
30/05/2013 6:29 30/05/2013 6:22
Politics

I seem to have lost the count of the times I have been berating the Daily Star and bdnews24 for their well planned acts to morally sabotage selected sections of the society, a.k.a yellow journalism. Bdnews24 has tried opening another avenue to insult Hefazat-e-Islam. This was via a news article....    Full story...

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Garments in Bangladesh: Still neglected


Written By: MohammadHossain
29/05/2013 17:49 29/05/2013 17:48
Social Issues

At least ten people were injured in a clash between the workers of readymade garment (RMG) and police at Shewrapara in Kafrul thana of the capital today Wednesday. Police and witnesses said a meeting on wage-hike was scheduled between the workers and the authorities of MM Shirt Garment at its....    Full story...

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In Bangladesh, it is (an unofficial) crime to be Shibir


Written By: MohammadHossain
25/05/2013 18:57
Law and Order

The 25th of May was like just another normal day to the many in the Peoples Republic of Bangladesh. The day was cloudy; the temperature was down; it was cloudy and the greatest fact of all, it was a government holiday. But what seemed a nigh perfect day for meeting up with friends and family....    Full story...

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Amnesty Human Rights Report Bangladesh 2013: Important Observations


Written By: MohammadHossain
23/05/2013 23:01
Human rights

The main opposition party of Bangladesh, the BNP, nailed it when they said that the 2013 Amnesty report on Bangladesh was the tip of the iceberg. What the amnesty report has alluded to is huge, and as reports of other human rights organizations such as Odhikar and Human Rights Watch have....    Full story...

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Hasanul Haq Inu, Slimey Minister of Misinformation


Written By: MohammadHossain
23/05/2013 0:52
Bangladesh

Remember Aung San Suu Kyi? She was a Nobel Peace Prize winner. Those were the days when she was an oppressed citizen of Burma. Today she is a lawmaker, the leader of the opposition in Burma. Yet the country has been witness to a systematic genocide of the Rohingya by its ruling elite and she has....    Full story...

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Removal of internet ban in Bangladesh: A hollow victory?


Written By: MohammadHossain
19/05/2013 16:25
Burning Issue

It was a victory for the internet activism. The Bangladesh Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (BTRC), on Sunday, informed all International Internet Gateways (IIGs) of its decision to remove any ban on the upload speed. Previously, it had issued directives on the 16th of May to cut the....    Full story...

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Disgusting myth of the Hefazat burning the Quran: The Lies


Written By: MohammadHossain
17/05/2013 16:43 11/05/2013 8:37
Burning Issue

A recent item in the news was the burning of the Quran at the South gate of Baitul Mokarram at Dhaka in Bangladesh. This was covered widely by various media outlets. In addition to the various television media such as Shomoy TV, Ekattor TV, BTV, GTV, ETV and others who broadcast heart....    Full story...

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