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The inside-out Bangladesh Solution


Written By: William Milam
31/10/2015 15:45
Bangladesh in Intl. Media

If the civilian governments will not rise to the challenge of governance, an overt coup will not be necessary  There may be good reason for the optimism emanating from Pakistan these days. I am, for example, moderating a panel in a conference in Washington in a few days, which is....    Full story...

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Bangladesh's government 'seeking to marginalize' the opposition


Written By: Deutsche Welle
04/02/2015 11:06
Bangladesh in Intl. Media

Fire bombs, trains derailments, street protests – Bangladesh is witnessing a surge in political violence which has killed 50 people. DW speaks to analyst Jasmin Lorch about how the government is reacting to the turmoil. On early Tuesday, February 3, fire bombs were thrown at a packed....    Full story...

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Political Persecution in Bangladesh-Analysis


Written By: MILI MITRA
03/02/2015 1:05 03/02/2015 0:53
Human rights

On January 5, Bangladesh celebrated the first anniversary of the 2014 general election. The election resulted in victory for incumbent Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Wajed, president of the Awami League. While anniversaries are generally occasions for triumphant pomp and show,....    Full story...

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Extrajudicial Murder: Bangladesh's Elite force RAB making new storyline to Sabotage Opposition


Written By: New Age
01/02/2015 9:25
Burning Issue

THE Rapid Action Battalion (RAB), a collective of personnel from different security and law enforcement agencies, seems to have developed a new storyline for its official account of extrajudicial killing. Under the leadership of its new director general, the so-called elite crime-combat force....    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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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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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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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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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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Constitutionality and legality of banning a political party


Written By: NazirAhmed
12/08/2013 11:54
Contemporary Debate

Some extreme left oriented political parties and their affiliated professional and cultural organisations have long been demanding for banning the Bangladesh Jammat-e Islami (BJI). This is not their new demand. However, they have recently intensified their demand which most of the Bangladeshi....    Full story...

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Who will be benefited from banning the Jammat?


Written By: NazirAhmed
02/08/2013 15:08
Contemporary Debate

Even if someone wants to start a business, he should make a market study, and consider the positive and negative factors that might affect his business. Similarly, the government should consider what it would achieve by banning the BJI. Banning the BJI could cause one of three things: Firstly:....    Full story...

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Babunagari gets bail !


Written By: Bangladesh
29/05/2013 15:11
Human rights

Secretary General of Hefajat-E-Islam Mawlana Junaid  Babunagari is in life support in Hospital. Earlier he was in police custody. Police tortured him in the name of interrogation. Social media reports police clawed him, tortured him by electric shock  and he was beaten by sticks....    Full story...

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Shamim not first,Delwar is not last:State Terrorism continues in Bangladesh


Written By: Nazmul
24/05/2013 15:09 24/05/2013 15:05
Human rights

Each and every day we are getting news of severe human rights violation  in Bangladesh by law enforcement agencies. Observing the horrific crisis, I feel like I am not even able to express my awe properly. I can say for sure, every conscious Bangladeshi is in trauma witnessing the terror....    Full story...

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Government’s malicious intention exposed: State abducted Saydee Witness


Written By: Nazmul
15/05/2013 23:21 15/05/2013 22:41
BD War crime trial

Shukhoronjon Bali was a witness for the prosecution against Maulana Delwar Hossain Saydee in so called International Crime Tribunal(ICT), Bangladesh. Prosecution relied his 19(2) statement to implicate Mr. Sayedee with killing of his brother Bishabali. But Mr. Bali wanted to be a defence witness....    Full story...

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Another extrajudicial killing in Bangladesh !


Written By: Nazmul
12/05/2013 17:00 12/05/2013 16:57
Human rights

Shahadat Hossain(25), a opposition party activist in Rajshahi. Shahadat went to Dhaka on 4 May 2013 to court for his regular presence in a case. His relatives said after 4 May they could not find him and eventually he was missing. After 4 May , 12 May at dawn Shahadat's dead body was found....    Full story...

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