IF ALAL GOES RIGHT, DULAL GOES LEFT.
While Taranco negotiates: political games & sexual violence by Faruk Wasif for Prothom Alo Translated for AlalODulal.org by Emon Sarwar Two women are fighting in the capital city- the centre … Continue reading
Two hungry beasts are fighting amongst themselves. We, the common people, are like sheep that are waiting to see which one will come and attack us. by Zia Hassan for … Continue reading
The Drug Triangle: The Poor as Collateral Damage by Shaher Zaidi for AlalODulal.org, reprinted in Dhaka Tribune, Sep 10, 2013 Afsan Chowdhury recently posed this question: At the Bdnews roundtable … Continue reading
[Editor: Originally posted on March 3rd, 2013. Reposting, in light of recent events.] An institution must remain completely neutral. The institutions of a state are bound to treat every human … Continue reading
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
Below are excerpts from discussion among AoD editors: Editor 1 In general, since the violence started, police have been targets of direct violence in a way we did not see … Continue reading
Home Minister MK Alamgir on Friday said that international conventions approved the use of pepper spray and no body can argue over it.
The gruesome murder of TV journalist couple Sagar Sarwar and Meherun Runi will be considered, undoubtedly, as one of the most sensational crimes in history of Bangladesh. Since that gruesome death … Continue reading
Elected local Government leader, Upazilla Chairman Sanaullah Nur Babu was chopped to death in broad day light in front of rolling cameras. National TV broadcast the footage. But PM Hasina … Continue reading