Author Archives: giltimia

ICT: As the first trial comes to end

I have two things to say about the ongoing war crimes trial. The reason I speak today is because the WCT has reached a milestone by concluding the trial of … Continue reading

December 9, 2012 · 5 Comments

The Jamaat files: A Return to Violence, Why not?

The 1986 attack in Chittagong University, when the Islami Chhatra Shibir activists mercilessly beat, tried to gauze one eye and cut the leg tendon of the then ruling party student … Continue reading

December 4, 2012 · 1 Comment

The Raja Bazaar murder: M K Alamgir Delivers — but what?

The gruesome murder of TV journalist couple Sagar Sarwar and Meherun Runi will be considered, undoubtedly, as one of the most sensational crimes in history of Bangladesh. Since that gruesome death … Continue reading

October 9, 2012 · 2 Comments

Shaon and our society

These days our national discourse — the facebook broadcasts, the print media junks — have made villain out of Shaon, the just widowed wife of deceased writer Humayun Ahmed. Wife … Continue reading

July 26, 2012 · 52 Comments

আলালের নজরেঃ আওয়ামী লীগ, বিএনপি আর ফরেন friends

It was interesting to see that Khaleda Zia could manage a nearly hour long audience with newly appointed Saudi Crown Prince Salman bin Abdul Aziz during the latter’s visit.  With … Continue reading

June 30, 2012 · Leave a comment

আলালের নজরে – আওয়ামী গৃহযুদ্ধ

গত কয়েক সপ্তাহ ধরে আমরা বেশ কয়েকবার আওয়ামী লীগের অভ্যন্তরীণ লড়াই এর কথা এই ব্লগে উল্লেখ করেছি। আজ আপনাদের জন্যে নিয়ে আসছি সেই লড়াই এর ব্লগ নমুনা। আমার ব্লগ কোন … Continue reading

June 9, 2012 · Leave a comment

The Crystal Ball of Bangladesh Politics

What is happening? Very popular and effective successive road marches and the successful Dhaka grand rally despite all out effort by the government machinery to stop it, made PM Hasina and AL’s … Continue reading

May 17, 2012 · 2 Comments

Karail slum vs Bulldozers

April 10, 2012 · Leave a comment

A video and three women

  Print and electronic media in Bangladesh tells the nation that Rapid Action battalion, government’s elite law enforcement apparatus, shot and killed six muggers near Narsingdi district of Bangladesh. All … Continue reading

April 4, 2012 · 2 Comments



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