Daily Archives: April 3, 2013

A Statement from Mukto-Mona: Bangladesh government squishing freedom of speech by arresting and harassing young bloggers inside the country

Bangladesh government squishing freedom of speech by arresting and harassing young bloggers inside the country

 

To whom it may concern

We are drawing your attention to an ominous development that is taking place right now in Bangladesh. To appease a handful of radical islamist preachers, the government has embarked on a campaign to curtail freedom of speech. […]

DEAR YOUTHS OF BANGLADESH

Dr Sukhamaya Bain and Dr Jaffor Ullah in their last two posts have expressed concern over the recent trend of radicalization of Islam in Bangladesh.

Unfortunately Bangladesh had no other possibility. It was pre-destined. The free thinkers are only a few in the country. And like some comet, rationalism and free thinking visit East Pakistan/Bangladesh […]

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Appeasing the Islamists – a Distressing Sign for Bangladesh

In a poor country called Bangladesh, recently there has been a surge in heated talk and violent lawlessness. The principal driving forces behind these are the Islamist political parties, including Jamaat-e-Islami, Hifazat-e-Islami and Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP).

What caused this discontent? It began with the ongoing trials of ten Islamists on charges of crimes against humanity […]

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