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‘The absence of thinking is evil’

In the final part of a two part interview, Ebrahim Moosa, professor of Islamic Studies and co-director of Contending Modernities at the University of Notre Dame’s Keough School of Global … Continue reading

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July 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

Bangladeshi asylum seekers to Europe on the rise

The IMF says that the number of forcibly displaced people worldwide reached almost 60 million at the end of 2014, the highest number in the past 70 years More and … Continue reading

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January 23, 2016 · Leave a comment

Razing history to the ground

In a historic neighbourhood so old that the mind is tricked into seeing it in sepia, workmen are busy reducing an architectural gem to rubble. Because Kalicharan Saha Road was … Continue reading

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January 23, 2016 · Leave a comment

Rescued migrants pay ransom to get back home

Following a two-month ordeal of uncertainty and torture, 28-year-old Nabi Hossain has finally set foot on Bangladesh soil again; but he had to pay Tk50,000 to secure his freedom from … Continue reading

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May 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

‘I have only seen this in films’

A man who jumped into the sea from a trafficking ship describes horror he experienced. Alauddin Sheikh, 28 and naked, jumped into the sea in the middle of the Bay … Continue reading

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May 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

Routes of drug trafficking

ABID AZAD explores the different routes for trafficking drugs which makes the drug abuse easier and more difficult to fight. Among the trafficking routes of Bangladesh, the vast forests and … Continue reading

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July 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Negotiating justice?

The Story, published @ Xtra, reveals how the National Human Rights Commission, formed in 2010 to challenge human rights violence by state forces and perpetrators, have swayed in directions that … Continue reading

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July 5, 2013 · Leave a comment
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