Daily Archives: September 29, 2016

The Dysfunctional Majoritarianism

By: Tonoy Emroz

Dhaka international airport, the gateway of Bangladesh, each bright neon sign of this large modern structure is a constant reminder of our moral bankruptcy, political Islam and spreading root of communal majoritarianism into every element of the society.

How significant are the names Shah Jalal, Shah Paran, Shah Makhdum in terms of shaping our […]

By |September 29th, 2016|Bangladesh, Free Speech, Human Rights|0 Comments

The Great Slaughter

Every year, as ‘Id al-Adhha comes, I am reminded once again of how old the practice of animal sacrifice has been. It is perhaps as old as human history. Among the Arabs too, animal sacrifice was a common practice in the seventh century. The deities they worshipped, they thought, […]

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