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FFRF announces memorial award on third anniversary of Avijit Roy’s assassination

The Freedom From Religion Foundation is proud to announce, on the third anniversary of the assassination of Avijit Roy, the creation of an annual award in his name. Roy, the Bangladesh-American writer and atheist, died at the hands of militant Islamists on the streets of Dhaka.

Avijit Roy initiated a new movement in free and rational […]

A matter of equality

Equal rights for women are guaranteed by our constitution, no matter what some may say

Humanity has progressed to a stage where equality is a barometer of civilization.

Considering the barriers they have had to overcome, the response to this new worldview by Bangladeshi women has been grand. Our women, like the rest of the world, are […]

By |February 13th, 2018|Human Rights, Politics, Religion, Secularism, Society, Women|0 Comments

Can Bangladesh remain secular?

For generations Muslims, Hindus, Christians, Buddhists and other religious followers as well as, dare I say, agnostics and atheists had been living together in India in relative harmony and without major conflicts, until the creation of Pakistan in 1947 (and thence Bangladesh in 1971). The very essence of Pakistan, within the realm of Two Nation […]

By |February 11th, 2018|Uncategorized|2 Comments

The Hague Freedom Book Fair 2018

The Freedom Book Fair, 21 – 25 February 2018, is a five-day event centred on freedom of expression and is much more than just a book fair. There will be various activities over the course of the five days, such as book presentations, cultural evenings, movie screenings and panel discussions. The Book Fair is a […]

By |February 11th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A perfect girl with flaws

By: Mahiat Lamia

She cried all night thinking where did she go wrong. Why everybody hates her. Why everybody makes fun of her. It isn’t her fault that she is like this. Yes, she stammers. Yes, she faces problems while talking. Yes, she can’t express herself. But why can’t anyone see her difficulties? She’s not doing […]

By |January 18th, 2018|Freedom of Expression, Women|0 Comments

Young maiden and her prince living happily ever after… ?

By: Abdur Rahim

Men and women crave for love, live for love, kill for love, and die for love. Human romantic love (also known as passionate love or being in love) is regarded as a human universal, said Helen Fisher. We experience romantic love is like a deep emotion and strong feeling between a man and […]

By |January 14th, 2018|Literature, Society|0 Comments

The Harbingers of a Bygone Utopia

Hizb ut-Tahrir stands out from the myriad of pan-Islamic political organisations for its fundamentally consistent methodology, its neutral stance on the issue of sectarian conflicts in Islam and its explicit refusal to the use of violence. As a global Islamic movement, Tahrir seeks an intellectual revival across the Islamic world in its aim of establishing […]

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