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France’s Battle Against Authoritarianism

At the heart of the French Enlightenment rests a cardinal premise: ‘Sapere aude – Dare to be wise.’

But what does that mean, exactly? And what role has it played in the construction of modern human society?

For centuries, in the name of faith, the devotees waged war, humiliating, and slaughtering fellow humans for religious supremacy. Human […]

By |November 13th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

To Mark Zuckerberg

By: Riaz Osmani

This article is aimed at Mark Zuckerberg as well as the Facebook authority in general. I wish to highlight the fact that Facebook has been knowingly or unknowingly deactivating accounts of numerous atheists, ex-Muslims and freethinkers in Bangladesh. It is conceivable that a similar situation exists in other Muslim majority countries. Facebook has […]

By |July 24th, 2020|Freedom of Expression, Human Rights, Religion|0 Comments

A leader of the people

The political landscape will be pervaded with tributes to Mohammad Nasim MP in the days to come. And rightly so. Nasim Vai was one of the bravest, most principled and decent political commanders of our time. In nearly sixty years of public life, many disagreed with his political positions but a very few ever questioned […]

By |June 14th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Zahid Maleque, you’re unfit to lead

Leading a team during the time of emergency require skills to overcome the challenges. And a health emergency is something else that needs precisely more specialized capacity to deal with. Bangladesh as well as other nations are fighting a non-visible enemy, the Covid-19, a disease caused by the novel coronavirus that first surfaced in the […]

By |April 23rd, 2020|Bangladesh|0 Comments

When prayers can kill

”How reckless a government has to become to leave one of the most important decisions of one of the most severe public health crisis humanity is ever to encounter in the mercy of the Islamist zealots who have no ties with science, public health or medicine?.”

‘’At one point it comes down to a simple concept, […]

By |April 6th, 2020|Bangladesh, Human Rights, Politics, Religion, Society|1 Comment

Free thinking movement in Bangladesh and nightmare

On February 26, 2020 it will be five years since Avijit Roy was killed brutally by Islamist extremists as he was making his way back from the Dhaka Book Fair. During these five years, Bangladesh has been passing through a nightmare; a nightmare from which it is not likely to be released in the near […]

By |February 26th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

India’s Humane Law – Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA), 2019

India has recently amended its Citizenship Act of 1955 to include clauses whereby Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains, Parsis and Christians from Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Pakistan, who entered India illegally on or before the 31st of December, 2014, will not be treated as illegal immigrants; and they will be entitled to be citizens of India.

This act […]

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