Daily Archives: December 14, 2008

Homage to my martyr colleagues

Homage to my martyr colleagues.

 Ajoy Roy


[Today is 14th December, the nation is observing the Martyred Intellectuals Day today to mourn for the Bengali intellectuals and professionals brutally killed on this day in 1971 by the then Pakistani occupation army and their local collaborators- the Al-Badr & Al Shams killers at the fag-end of Bangladesh Liberation […]

By |December 14th, 2008|Bangladesh, Culture, Liberation war, Mukto-Mona|4 Comments

Saving Child Witches: A Nigerian Perspective

Saving Child Witches: A Nigerian Perspective

Leo Igwe 

Some months ago, a British film-maker drew my attention to the plight of children in Akwa Ibom State who had been accused of being witches and wizards and thrown out of their homes by their families and relatives. In August, I travelled to the city of Eket to meet with […]

By |December 14th, 2008|Human Rights, International|2 Comments

Guess who is Defending Jihad Now?

Guess who is Defending Jihad Now?

Abul Kasem


Just about the time when the Islamist jihadists were mercilessly killing infidels in Mumbai, the UN General Assembly passed a resolution making the criticism of Islam a criminal offence, punishable by imprisonment. The Saudi King was the greatest proponent of such a vicious universal law This UN law is […]

By |December 14th, 2008|Culture, International, Philosophy, Politics, Terrorism|5 Comments
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