Category Archives: People

The Killings at Bangladesh’s ‘Bihari Camp’ – Murder Mystery or Murder with Impunity?

The Killings at Bangladesh’s Bihari Camp – Murder Mystery or Murder with Impunity? By Nadine Shaanta Murshid There are multiple stories. We are either to believe one of them or … Continue reading

June 22, 2014 · 2 Comments

A Place to Call Home

A Place to Call Home by Hana Shams Ahmed A young girl writes a poem where she asks a simple question — one which no one can answer. She asks, “Who … Continue reading

June 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Remembering Historian Amalendu De

It is due to the initiative of Professor Amalendu De that the grave of Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain, one of the vanguard thinkers of equity and rationalism in the subcontinent and … Continue reading

May 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

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

Catalytic Parents = Successful Children?

How did a dyslexic child become one of the world’s most celebrated designers and applied his sheer brilliance to develop products that have stood the test of time? Mahmudul Islam … Continue reading

March 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Glorious and Bloody History of Tamil Language Movement

The Glorious and Bloody History of Tamil Language Movement By Shafiqur Rahman for AlaloDulal There is a widespread misinformation in our country that we, Bengalis, are the only nation to … Continue reading

February 10, 2014 · 3 Comments

Publishing the images of teen sex workers is nothing but a showcase of poverty

টিনেজ যৌনকর্মীদের ছবি প্রকাশ, দারিদ্র্যতা শো করা ছাড়া অন্য কিছু না  - মৃদুল শাওন ফেসবুকে কয়েকজনরে দেখলাম একটা লিঙ্ক শেয়ার দিতাছে। ‘BuzzFeed’ নামের একটা আমেরিকান ওয়েবসাইটে বাংলাদেশের টিনেজ-যৌনকর্মীদের তিরিশটা ছবি। শিরোনাম- … Continue reading

January 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

Haider A. Khan: Nazrul’s Poetics

Nazrul’s Poetics: a polyphonic discourse of the multitude Haider A. Khan for  Nazrul burst forth on Bengal’s literary scene at the end of the First World War, like a … Continue reading

January 23, 2014 · 2 Comments

Suchitra, please don’t go

Suchitra, please don’t go by Ashif Entaz Rabi, translated by Nadine Murshid for

January 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Justice Habibur Rahman (1928-2014)

Justice Habibur Rahman (1928-2014) by Faruk Wasif, translated by Nadine Murshid for Let people judge Justice Habibur Rahman. They have his writings to judge him by. I can only … Continue reading

January 14, 2014 · Leave a comment



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