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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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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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A Grinding Mill called Democracy in Bangladesh: My thoughts


Written By: MohammadHossain
06/09/2013 17:31
Bangladesh

Democracy has always been defined as a system which was supposed to speak for the people, of the people and supposedly represented by the people. The system was supposed give a voice to the silent masses. It was supposed to reflect public opinion. Instead, throughout the world, the system....    Full story...

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Yes Felani, I am guilty too


Written By: MohammadHossain
06/09/2013 17:26
Bangladesh

It was only a few days ago that the BSF announced that they would hold a trial. A trial of a murder committed on barbed wires defying conscience. A murder that made a nation cry and shamed another. Many rejoiced at the announcement that the family of Felani would get justice and that the people....    Full story...

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A story of The Ignorant Barrister and Human Rights Watch


Written By: MohammadHossain
20/08/2013 21:46
BD War crime trial

Almost all parties with arguments for and against the International Crimes Tribunal which was set to try the war criminals of 1971 are unanimous in agreement that the government did not invest adequate resources in the materialization of the tribunal, whether through allocation of funds or the....    Full story...

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Bloodthirsty Awami League claim two more martyrs in Chittagong


Written By: MohammadHossain
19/08/2013 4:51
Human rights

Rasel and Parvez were like any other men, waiting to celebrate Eid with their families, sharing with them their joys and sorrows over this auspicious occasion. They were like you and me, waiting for the Holy month of Ramadan to end, waiting to rejoice, to pray and to go on with their....    Full story...

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Why Sajeeb Wazed Joy needs to learn from history, and not be a chicken


Written By: MohammadHossain
19/08/2013 4:50
Politics

Yesterday, out of nowhere, Sajeeb Wazed Joy, Naati of the Jaati, son of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and grandson of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman decided to post on his official page on facebook. With perfect timing designated to impress, Joy Babaji decided to dole out his statement on the....    Full story...

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Shibir activist Khalilur dreamt of becoming a barrister. A bullet ended it all.


Written By: MohammadHossain
19/08/2013 4:48
Human rights

    Khalilur Rahman (22) dreamt of being a barrister. He dreamt of changing the society, of helping poor children to change their lives through education. His dreams were erased forever as a police bullet, which was meant to protect him, was used to kill him....    Full story...

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Shibir-o-phobia, the forced narrative in Bangladesh


Written By: MohammadHossain
19/08/2013 4:34
Social Issues

It is fair to say that Bangladesh is in a grip of a phobia. I would personally like to label it as Shibir-o-phobia, which I characterize to be the unreasonable fear of Shibir / Bangladesh Islami Chatra Shibir. Take for example the cases below,   Case Study-1: The Daily Star, in its....    Full story...

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Arrest of MP Rony is an act of politics, not an act of love of media freedom


Written By: MohammadHossain
02/08/2013 9:51 02/08/2013 9:49
Bangladesh

The past week has been crawling with media gimmicks by the Awami League, topping which are these two:   1. PM Sheikh Hasina cooking for her son on his birthday. This is being repeatedly shown as a testament to her motherly qualities in a bid to woo potential....    Full story...

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Murders and Revenge extrajudicial killings: Lawlessness reigns supreme in Bangladesh


Written By: MohammadHossain
03/09/2013 4:05 02/08/2013 9:34
Law and Order

It was a murder that took the nation by storm. In early hours on Tuesday the 30th of July, miscreants shot dead Reazul Haque Milki, Organising Secretary of ruling Awami League’s youth wing Juba League's Dhaka Metropolitan (south) unit in front of the Shoppers World at Gulshan road....    Full story...

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Odhikar has every reason not to trust the government of Bangladesh


Written By: MohammadHossain
21/07/2013 4:38
Human rights

On the 10th of July, the Ministry of Information sent a letter to the human rights organization Odhikar requesting a copy of fact finding report carried out by Odhikar on ‘Assembly of Hefazate Islam Bangladesh and Human Rights Violations’, citing the....    Full story...

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