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No matter how far I may roam, Bangladesh is my homeland. Bangladesh is home.

France’s Battle Against Authoritarianism

At the heart of the French Enlightenment rests a cardinal premise: ‘Sapere aude – Dare to be wise.’

But what does that mean, exactly? And what role has it played in the construction of modern human society?

For centuries, in the name of faith, the devotees waged war, humiliating, and slaughtering fellow humans for religious supremacy. Human […]

By |November 13th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A leader of the people

The political landscape will be pervaded with tributes to Mohammad Nasim MP in the days to come. And rightly so. Nasim Vai was one of the bravest, most principled and decent political commanders of our time. In nearly sixty years of public life, many disagreed with his political positions but a very few ever questioned […]

By |June 14th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Zahid Maleque, you’re unfit to lead

Leading a team during the time of emergency require skills to overcome the challenges. And a health emergency is something else that needs precisely more specialized capacity to deal with. Bangladesh as well as other nations are fighting a non-visible enemy, the Covid-19, a disease caused by the novel coronavirus that first surfaced in the […]

By |April 23rd, 2020|Bangladesh|0 Comments

When prayers can kill

”How reckless a government has to become to leave one of the most important decisions of one of the most severe public health crisis humanity is ever to encounter in the mercy of the Islamist zealots who have no ties with science, public health or medicine?.”

‘’At one point it comes down to a simple concept, […]

By |April 6th, 2020|Bangladesh, Human Rights, Politics, Religion, Society|1 Comment

Save tribal homes from corporate greed

In the late 70s when the Bengali hordes set feet on the hill, they saw themselves as the conquistadors, conquering both the land and the people who lived there for the newly formed nation. In many respects, they didn’t even discriminate between land and home. Everything was obtainable.

The Constitution of Bangladesh commands in Article 23A, […]

By |August 10th, 2019|Human Rights, Politics, Society|2 Comments

Is Michael Chakma still alive? We need an answer

In a functional democracy, where basic human rights such as holding a political opinion were more than just lip service, the disappearance of a frontline defender of the ethnic people of the Hill would have generated a political shock wave, drastic action, and even solidarity.

But in Bangladesh, after months of the incident, all we have […]

By |June 27th, 2019|Activism, Bangladesh, Human Rights, Politics, Society|2 Comments

Eat fat to lose fat

If you’re trying to trim the excess body weight, probably you’ve already heard about the ketogenic diet, also known as keto. It is the latest weight-loss trend in town, and everyone, even the Kardashians, are talking about it.
But what, precisely, is a Ketogenic diet?
Starvation of carbohydrate is at the heart of the keto concept.

You can trace the […]

By |June 5th, 2019|Uncategorized|1 Comment
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