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Curious Case of Transparency International in Bangladesh


Written By: Bengalist
25/12/2013 15:03
Controversy

Next time, think twice before you call the “post-colonial” and “subaltern” narratives as mere academic mumbo-jumbos. One of the folk-wisdoms that these fields suggest is the assertion that developing countries are most vulnerable to the self-appointed vanguards of....    Full story...

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Why Molla should not be executed ?


Written By: DavidBergman
12/12/2013 13:38
Human rights

Yes, I do not support the death penalty, but that is not why I am against the execution of Molla.  Yes, I think there are many legal inadequacies in the International Crimes (Tribunal) Act 1973, but that is also really not the reason? Yes, I am aware of the many controversies and scandals....    Full story...

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Abdul Quader Mollah: "I give the countrymen my Salam"


Written By: MohammadHossain
11/12/2013 10:41
BD War crime trial

Abdul Kader Mollah statement to his family members (visiting him for the last time on 10/12/2013, 8pm BDT, Dhaka central jail): “I have been your guardian. If this government kills me unjustly, then that will be a death of martyrdom. After my martyrdom, Allah the Almighty will be....    Full story...

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The curious case of Abdul Quader Molla


Written By: MohammadHossain
11/12/2013 10:17
Burning Issue

Mr. Abdul Qader Mollah is probably the most talked about Bangladeshi these days. The highest court in our country had ordered him to be executed through a questionable legal[1] process and in violation of international [2]and human rights [3]laws. Worrying yet is the....    Full story...

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The Mischief of Prothom Alo


Written By: Bengalist
10/12/2013 19:10
BD War crime trial

Lets see the vile of Prothom Alo again. The "V" sign that Abdul Qader Mollah's wife is showing is taken at 8:30pm while she was visiting her husband for the last time. Hithertho Abdul Qader Mollah is facing gallows tonight. But they uploaded this photo at 11 pm to show that, as....    Full story...

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Dhaka city: the past and the present.


Written By: Julie_Huang
06/12/2013 15:17 06/12/2013 15:16
Bangladesh

Just last week, Barrister Nazir Ahmed has posted an awesome article about the huge potential of Bangladesh, you can see the article here.  He is writing about the strategic position that Bangladesh has and how the old city that has attracted many investor in the past. I become wondering....    Full story...

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HM ERSHAD: THE MOST UNPREDICTABLE CHARACTER IN BANGLADESHI POLITICS


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

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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TWO-THIRD BRUTE MAJORITY GOVT HAVE NOT GONE WELL IN THE SUB-CONTINENT


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

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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DIALOGUE AND NEGOTIATION BETWEEN THE BNP AND AL: A NOTE OF CAUTION


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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Bangladesh roars as the Opposition rises: A New Pledge to revive democracy in jeopardy


Written By: VorerPakhi
25/10/2013 17:59
Bangladesh

[CNN iReport written by me on today's grand gala Rally of the Opposition 18-party Alliance] Just click the link below to read this gorgeous piece of writing:   http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-1052834    Full story...

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Martyr Rafiqul Islam's blood cries out for justice in Bangladesh


Written By: MohammadHossain
11/10/2013 4:01 11/10/2013 4:01
Human rights

Mass demonstrations were held by Bangladesh Islami Chatro Shibir, the largest Islamic students organization in Bangladesh, throughout the country on the 10th of October in demand for the release of all detained leaders including its central President Mohammad Delwar Hossain. Hundreds of thousands....    Full story...

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Abdul Kader Mollah: Questions that will haunt your free mind


Written By: MohammadHossain
16/09/2013 14:47
BD War crime trial

Abdul Kader Mollah’s appeal verdict will be given any day by the ICT. Few expect anything out of line from the judges, all of whom have been installed with the explicit blessing of the Awami League government, their political affiliation being of paramount importance. So let us recap....    Full story...

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Inu Egging is an act of Democracy


Written By: MohammadHossain
16/09/2013 14:39
International

One has heard of the phrase “making a mountain out of a molehill”. Many have tried to modify it in their own various ways and forms to reflect any resultant complexities that might arise while trying to apply the above. In this connection however, Hasanul Haque Inu, the....    Full story...

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Biography of Abdul Kader Mollah


Written By: MohammadHossain
16/09/2013 14:35
Bangladesh

Renowned for his social activities, Abdul Kader Mollah is a well known leader. He is presently an Assistant Secretary General of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami. He was born in 1948 at Joripardongi village in Sadarpur thana of Faridpur to a respectable religious family. He started his study life at....    Full story...

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We are ‘friends’ and friends we shall remain!


Written By: HarunurRashid
12/09/2013 18:19
Foreign Relations

You see what is important is friendship and one ought to learn how to sacrifice everything for friendship. What if one Felani is hanging from the barbed wire, we can afford hundreds of Felanis to hang from the barbed wires to the full view of the world and still prove it’s a friendship....    Full story...

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