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Winter Elegy

Ashraful Alam

Once upon a time in a small suburban town centre called Sunshine, I was in desparate search of Sunshine every morning. That was my first winter down under, in this Terra Australis Incognita, thousands of miles away from where I spent 30 winters of my life hitherto. The gloomy days and chilling nights of […]

By |July 25th, 2015|Culture, Uncategorized|3 Comments

An appeal to the citizens of Bangladesh

By The Secular Mind

The grip the parties of God have on our nation seems to be clasping down with more ferocity every moment. It is no longer entirely safe to voice a secular opinion, lest one risks their personal well-being. We find ourselves in a precarious situation. It is no longer safe to criticise the […]

We demand proceedings be brought against the Pakistani War Criminals of 1971 immediately

Written by – Rayhan Rashid

It is time to start proceedings against the Pakistani War criminals as well. We, on behalf of ICSF, demand proceedings be brought against the Pakistani War Criminals of 1971 immediately. It will be an interesting test to observe how sincere this so-called ‘international community’ really is! Ironically, it is this very […]

By |December 16th, 2013|1971 genocide, Activism, Bangladesh, Liberation war|6 Comments

Plain Questions to Sheikh Hasina

Shafi Ahmed Chowdhury

I am not a professional writer nor have I any interest in the revengeful politics of our country. But I have a conscious and human mind. This is what compels me to put some questions to Madam Sheikh Hasina. I am doing it because I consider AL at least a political party […]

By |January 6th, 2013|Bangladesh, Politics|0 Comments

Welcome Back to the Dark Ages

By Paul Krugman

Quite a few bloggers are having fun with Senator Marco Rubio’s bobbing and weaving in response to a question from GQ magazine during a recent interview:
GQ: How old do you think the Earth is?

Marco Rubio: I’m not a scientist, man. I can tell you what recorded history says, I can tell you what […]

By |December 9th, 2012|Activism, International, Religion, Society|2 Comments

The Koran Unveiled

written by Attila Romenian

Questions:

1. Does the Koran really call for war against non-Muslims?
2. Does it really sanction domestic violence and say women have to obey men?
3. Does it really mandate women to cover up from head to toe?
4. Are Muslim men really promised virgins and wine in paradise?
5. Does the Koran really endorse martyrdom?
6. Does […]

By |December 9th, 2012|Education, Religion, Society|4 Comments

At Least at the UN, Palestine Returns Home

by César Chelala

After an overwhelming vote in her favor (138-9 with 41 abstentions), Palestine has finally returned home. Sixty-five years after the United Nations General Assembly voted for the partition of Palestine into two states (one Jewish and one Arab), Palestine was granted a non-member observer State status in the United Nations, reaffirming […]

By |December 1st, 2012|Celebration, International|2 Comments
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