Today Faisal Arefin Dipan of ‘Jagriti Prokashony’ was hacked on the 2nd floor of Aziz Supermarket at Shahbagh. He was taken to Dhaka Medical College Hospital where the doctors declared him dead. This happened only a few hours after Ahmedur Rashid Chowdhury Tutul of ‘Shuddhaswar’ publishing house was hacked in his office at Lalmatia around […]
It is with utmost concern we observe that David Griffiths, Amnesty International’s South Asia Research Director, has issued a statement describing the death penalty given to the 1971 war criminals Mohammed Mojaheed and Salauddin Quader Chowdhury as the ultimate miscarriage of justice.
In the words of Amnesty International:
Two opposition politicians face imminent hanging for crimes […]
Various religious denominations (mots), such as Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, Sikhism, etc., were born out of ancient metaphysical concepts of those spiritual thinkers (Sages and Rishis) across India. Such concepts were derived from lifelong meditations in quest of knowledge. Metaphysical subjects deal with nonphysical abstract, supernatural, and mystical aspects of life and universe around us, which […]
Long way away, in my drifting warm childhood-
On the secluded corner of my reading-desk,
A glass of mute water you left.
Even now when thirsty, like a weary pedestal,
I drink the water with the content of my heart.
Being a drop of momentary dew on the keen top of the grass,
Londoners celebrate their Passion for Freedom
• Passion for Freedom, in its new home of Mall Galleries, welcomed over 4,000 visitors in just 6 days
• Gala Evening welcomed 1000 invitees from the art world and beyond including ambassadors, members of the House of Lords and journalists from as far away as ….
• Organisers reflect on their disappointment at […]
India’s beef ban came into spotlight recently in horrible ways. On September 30, 2015, a mob of more than 100 people lynched a 50 years old Muslim man, named Mohammad Akhlaq, in Uttar Pradesh. They also roughed up his family, including seriously injuring his 22 years old son. What was the reason? There was a […]
Written by: Shyamol Shikdar
Passion for Freedom is a UK based organization that aims to create space for artists and writers who discuss subjects omitted in politically correct circles. Its goals include promoting value of individual’s freedom and the advancement of the society through critically informed debates. It also organizes an annual art festival in London […]