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Category Archives: War Crimes

The Trial of David B.

The Trial of David B. by Tibra Ali “Someone must have slandered Josef K., for one morning, without having done anything truly wrong, he was arrested.”—Franz Kafka, “The Trial” I … Continue reading

April 29, 2014 · 5 Comments

Placing the Voices of Shahbag in Modern Narratives of Transnational Youth Protest – Part 2

  If trolling through history reveals involvement of youth in political or socioeconomic upheavals, in case of Bangladesh their raison d’etre has been simple and straightforward: to bring about (political) change.

February 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

Placing the Voices of Shahbag in Modern Narratives of Transnational Youth Protest – Part 1

If trolling through history reveals involvement of youth in political or socioeconomic upheavals, in case of Bangladesh their raison d’etre has been simple and straightforward: to bring about (political) change.

February 10, 2014 · 1 Comment

December at the Pakistan Embassy

December at the Pakistan Embassy by Irfan Chowdhury for AlalODulal.org December often sees an out-pouring of emotions in Bangladesh for the 1971 war.

December 29, 2013 · 2 Comments

Zia Hassan: I don’t recognize this verdict as anything other than yet another move in the post-Shabag election game plan

I am sorry to say that I don’t recognize this verdict as anything other than yet another move in the post-Shabag election game plan by Zia Hassan, translated by Tibra … Continue reading

August 3, 2013 · 1 Comment

My father would have been 87

My father would have been 87 by Tanvir Haider Chaudhury It was my father’s birthday yesterday. Professor Mufazzal Haider Chaudhury would have been 87. He never got to approach that … Continue reading

July 24, 2013 · 2 Comments

Study of History: The Popular-Academic Divide

Study of History: The Popular-Academic Divide by Shafiq for AlaloDulal.org This article is a continuation of a discussion initiated in an AoD post by Naeem Mohaiemen on March 4th 2013, … Continue reading

June 27, 2013 · 2 Comments

Deep Politics 3: Dark times ahead for the Liberation War bloc

Deep Politics 3: Beware! Dark times ahead for the Liberation War bloc! By Faruk Wasif , Translated by Tibra Ali What was cat became a handkerchief. The movement to eliminate … Continue reading

April 4, 2013 · 1 Comment

And meanwhile, in Kolkata …

For any non-Bangladeshis even remotely following politics and events in that country, it is clear that the situation on the ground is getting very bad. But not to worry. When things … Continue reading

April 4, 2013 · 10 Comments

Rumi Squad stage of Gono Jagoron: Day 4

The hunger strike began at 10:30 pm on March 26th. The hunger strikers of Shaheed Rumi Squad opened a divide within the Shahbag movement, as pro-AL bloggers went on the … Continue reading

March 28, 2013 · 8 Comments

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