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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

Perils of Bollywood-Dhallywood copying Amadmi to Am Janata Party of Bangladesh

by Zia Hassan, translated by Nayma Qayum for AlalODulal.org Those who want to float a party for the common people, who dream of rescuing Bangladesh from the two predators, must not only take away … Continue reading

January 29, 2014 · 1 Comment

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

The “Islamic” “subaltern”: but why are the signs in English?

April 7, 2013 · 9 Comments

Is Dhaka the last remaining Bastion of the state?

I will not be as sensational, as dramatic and as much a pessimist to compare current day Bangladesh to Syria. Bangladesh is not Syria and I strongly believe Bangladesh will … Continue reading

April 5, 2013 · 5 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

If you come to kill, I will say, I too am Hindu, I too am Minority, this burning land is my country

If you come to kill, I will say, I too am Hindu, I too am Minority, the land that is burning is my country by Faruk Wasif, translated from Bengali … Continue reading

March 30, 2013 · 6 Comments

The Jamaat Factor

A train set on fire by activists of the Jamaat-e-Islami Bangladesh Delwar Hossain Sayedee, an Islamic preacher and a senior leader of Jamaat-e-Islami Bangladesh, the country’s largest Islam-pasand party, was sentenced to … Continue reading

March 15, 2013 · 2 Comments

Deep Politics, Part 2: One-eyed world of the “civil war” roadmap

Deep Politics, Part 2:  One-eyed world of the “civil war” roadmap by Faruk Wasif; translated by Tibra Ali In boxing, fighters need to be alert of each other’s every move. … Continue reading

March 13, 2013 · 1 Comment

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