Science, Rationalism, Humanism and Freethinking


Turkey’s inexorable descent to extremism

Turkey may be viewed by the developing countries as well as by the Muslim world as an advanced industrialised country very much in tune with the Western democratic system. But this perception is largely misplaced now and very much out of date. The reality of Turkey’s position is far from this perception.

Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, a […]

By |November 28th, 2015|Activism, International, Mukto-Mona, Politics, Religion, Society|3 Comments

ISIS – Islam’s last defender?

ISIS (or IS as it is also referred to) has become a force to be reckoned with. The west, in particular the US, funded it, albeit inadvertently, and then tried to ignore it, until it became a menace as we are witnessing now. The superpowers now realize they have created a monster. […]

By |November 24th, 2015|Uncategorized|2 Comments

Justice Served: Death Sentence Upheld for Two War Criminals

During the early morning hours of November 22, Bangladesh carried out the death sentences for two notorious war criminals of 1971. They were Salahuddin Quader (SQ) Chowdhury and Ali Ahsam Mohammed Mujahid (or Mojaheed).

The convicted were accused of taking part in mass murders and assassinations of innocent Bengalis during the 1971 liberation struggle against […]

By |November 22nd, 2015|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Editorial: Human Rights Watch’s statement is unhelpful towards establishing justice

Human Rights Watch (HRW) has issued a statement asking for an immediate halt to the execution of the war criminals Salahuddin Quader (SQ) Chowdhury and Ali Hasan Mujahid in Bangladesh. HRW wants to portray this as a political vendetta of the ruling Awami League (AL) against the political parties of Jamaat-i-Islami (JI) and Bangladesh Nationalist […]

By |November 21st, 2015|1971 genocide, Human Rights, war crimes|1 Comment

Root causes of grotesque Islamic violence

The world is undoubtedly at a critical juncture dealing with the grotesque violence of the ISIL/IS. The IS are hell bent on punishing the West for attacking their occupied lands in Iraq and Syria and the West want to put an end to the IS barbarity and have declared war on them in retribution to […]

Joint Statement: Calling on the Canadian government to help secularists in Bangladesh

Tuesday, November 17, 2015
Dear Prime Minister Justin Trudeau,

We, the undersigned organizations and concerned supporters, urgently call on the Canadian government to act on behalf of one of its citizens, Monika Mistry, to help her Bangladeshi husband recover in safety from a brutal attack he suffered in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

On October 31, 2015, Tareq Rahim, an intellectual, […]


After the multiple terrorist attacks in Paris on last Friday, people have started discussions on all possible issues, viz: (i) why France, (ii) how a recent Muslim refugee in France was one of the terrorists, (iii) what were the motives of IS, (iv) how Western world was responsible for all these terrorist attacks, (v) how […]

By |November 17th, 2015|Activism, bangalee freethinker, Culture, Religion, Terrorism|4 Comments
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