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WAS GULAM AZAM A WAR CRIMINAL?


Written By: Ahmedullah
01/11/2014 23:32
BD War crime trial

We have a peculiar situation in Bangladesh and among the Bangladeshi Diaspora around the world where one group constantly call Gulam Azam the top Hitler like war criminal, and make links with and undertake comparisons with the horrors of the Second World War. They believe that by keep on....    Full story...

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GULAM AZAM, HITLER, FUNERAL AND POWER OF THE CROWD


Written By: Ahmedullah
01/11/2014 0:46 01/11/2014 0:44
Politics

Image: Golam Azam I have seen Gulam Azam and Jamaat e Islam in Bangladesh often described as Hitler and Nazi Party, who helped to unleash a German style and scale genocide in Bangladesh during the 1971 Liberation War. I would like people to reflect on this and ask critical and....    Full story...

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A challenge to Bangladeshi government and its supporters!


Written By: Ajmal-Masroor
30/10/2014 23:15
Bangladesh

Jamate Islami (JI) was founded by Abul A’laa Maududi originally in India in 1941, it then moved to West Pakistan in 1947 and in 1971 opened its independent organization in Bangladesh. The basic philosophy of the organization has been to bring about socio-political change in society and....    Full story...

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Initial thoughts on Nizami conviction


Written By: DavidBergman
29/10/2014 19:52 29/10/2014 19:45
BD War crime trial

Motiur Rahman Nizami was today sentenced to death for crimes he was alleged to have committed during the country's 1971 War of Independence. He was charged with 16 offences, convicted of eight, and sentenced to death in relation to four. Putting the issue of the death penalty aside for....    Full story...

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GULAM AZAM, 1971 LIBERATION WAR, BANGLADESH WAR CRIMES TRIAL AND HIS DEATH


Written By: Ahmedullah
26/10/2014 11:43
Politics

I take photographs and I know a little bit about how to take snaps that give the impression that there were more people than actually present. Sometimes people seeing several thousand people packed in a small area think that hundreds of thousands of people are present, especially in....    Full story...

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IS IT A CRIME TO BE A RAZAKAR?


Written By: Ahmedullah
11/09/2014 16:55
Politics

In this short article I will very briefly explore the pejorative term ‘razakar’ and how it is being used as a term of abuse in Bangladesh and within the Bangladeshi Diaspora around the world, and the consequences. For a long time now I have been hearing some people calling other....    Full story...

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15 August, Mourning day for Bangladesh losing Shahid Abdul Malek


Written By: mahfuj
06/08/2014 17:18
Bangladesh

On 15th August, 1969, Abdul Malek, one of the best students of the University of Dhaka, the Oxford of the orient, met martyrdom having been attacked by the Islam-antagonistic forces in TSC on 13th August of the same year. At that time when the whole country was filled with extreme distress,....    Full story...

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International Campaign for NEW BANGLADESH FLAG


Written By: Jamshed
30/06/2014 22:46
Bangladesh

We at the New Bangladesh Flag Campaign believe the current Bangladesh Flag does not accurately reflect the Muslim majority country, so we're campaigning to get it changed to better reflect the hearts and minds of Muslims. Let us know what you think by logging on:....    Full story...

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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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KADER MOLLAH:JUDIACIALLY MURDERED MARTYR


Written By: Ahmedullah
11/05/2014 23:30
Law and Order

We are approaching five months since Kader Mollah was judicially murdered in Bangladesh by the government. Until the war crimes trial process, which started a few years ago, I did not even know who K Mollah was and only knew the names of a handful of Jamaatists, including Golam....    Full story...

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INJUSTICE, MISCARRIAGE OF JUSTICE AND DEATH PENALTY


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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NINETEEN SEVENTY-FIVE(1975)A Defining Year for Bangladesh


Written By: Ahmedullah
16/04/2014 10:51
History

BAKSAL Nineteen seventy-five (1975) was both a momentous and traumatic year for Bangladesh. On the one hand, the dream that inspired the Bengalis of East Pakistan to fight against the dominance of West Pakistan and the non-democratic rule of the military lay shattered with the ‘second....    Full story...

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5TH MAY 2013 SHAPLA ROUNDABOUT VIOLENCE: a Personal Reflection


Written By: Ahmedullah
13/04/2014 17:54
Burning Issue

I rarely participate in public debates or discussion regarding politics except when dominant narratives, powers and groups try to use propaganda and unsubstantiated claims to promote immoral demands and commit injustice against those who are weak and may be innocent. Then, sometimes but not....    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
Politics

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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