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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

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

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

ICT: The Appeals Process

Mizanur Rahman Khan has an interesting article about the potential future course of the Appeals process of the decisions being handed down by the two tribunals of the ICT. Some … Continue reading

March 25, 2013 · 1 Comment

Nurul Kabir’s response to ICT: “in defence of truth and justice”

In 2011, David Bergman, Nurul Kabir, and Shahidullah Khan Badal of New Age faced “contempt of court” charges by the ICT for one of Bergman’s reports on ICT proceedings. Kabir … Continue reading

March 7, 2013 · 2 Comments

From Tiananmen to Shahbag, via Tahrir

While describing Shahbag Square movement, frequent references are being made to Tahrir Square, the site of recent anti -autocratic movement in Egypt. However, although there are more similarities, Shahbag has … Continue reading

February 24, 2013 · 4 Comments

Powerful, yet so powerless

Intrigue in politics is so entrenched in Bangladesh, in its unique history and in the national psyche, that living without it would be uncharacteristically dull and mundane. We get a … Continue reading

February 8, 2013 · 1 Comment

WCT: a quick guide to pro and anti-camps

Just to help you follow who are for and against the trial. Anti-trial 1. Those who are accused of war crimes.  Clearly they would be against any trial. 2. Those … Continue reading

January 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

Demystifying the mistrial argument

In the aftermath of skypegate, the defense legal team — ie Sayedee-Ghulam Azam-Nizami et al’s lawyers — have demanded a retrial.  They argue that the current trials should be declared … Continue reading

December 26, 2012 · 6 Comments

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