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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

T20 Debate And Narcissism Of Small Differences

Narcissism of Small Differences: Some Comments on the T20 Debate and on Nationalism in the Era of Neoliberal Globalization by Humayun Kabir for Alal O Dulal The ICC T20 World Cup … Continue reading

March 25, 2014 · 3 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

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

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

Haider A. Khan: Nazrul’s Poetics

Nazrul’s Poetics: a polyphonic discourse of the multitude Haider A. Khan for Alalodulal.org  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

Rupam Dhrubo: When Freedom Emerges through Individuals

When Freedom Emerges through Individuals~ by Rupam Dhrubo The Self I was born alone, and thus will I die. Am I a Muslim, or a Bengali, or a member of … Continue reading

August 10, 2013 · 3 Comments

Is it Eid today in Matiranga?

Is it Eid today in Matiranga? By Tibra Ali for AlalODulal.org Is it Eid today? Is it the end of Ramadan? I remember when I was a child what excitement … Continue reading

August 8, 2013 · 5 Comments

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