Category Archives: RAB

RAB: BNP, AL, and the gift of a “death squad”

[This] “death squad” was the BNP-Jamaat government’s gift to the nation, a gift that has been nurtured and defended by two successive governments [Caretaker Government 07-08, Awami League 09-14], each … Continue reading

May 12, 2014 · 1 Comment

RAB: The government’s ruthless spinning factory

What immense power. Shoot, kill, no questions asked, that’s RAB’s modus operandi. A death squad. Period. Albeit, a highly vengeful one. As, also, are their apologists… Lonkay gele shobai Rabon … Continue reading

May 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

RAB: Enforced disappearances. Missing, dead

From crossfire, to encounter, to cold-blooded murder. By members of the law-enforcement agencies. Accountable to none. Apparently carrying out government instructions to quell political opposition. Apparently hiring out their services, … Continue reading

May 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

Trayvon Martin & Limon Hossain: Innocence on Trial

Trayvon Martin and Limon Hossain: Innocence on Trial by Tibra Ali for I recently came across a chalked message on the sidewalk that summed up the media circus and the … Continue reading

July 30, 2013 · 2 Comments

M Ilias Ali : His right to be dead

Some religious rituals have taken a deeper root in our Bengali Muslim culture than the others. Despite aggression of Wahhabi traits and anti- Sufi onslaught, two rituals, Kulkhani – a Sufi … Continue reading

April 18, 2013 · 3 Comments

The Raja Bazaar murder: M K Alamgir Delivers — but what?

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

October 9, 2012 · 2 Comments

The Corpses of Ashulia

April 26, 2012 · 2 Comments

Maisha’s Day out and our exuberant police

Those who have watched the movie ” Baby’s Day Out”, must recollect the similarities and dissimilarities of the storyline of the movie and recent sensational abduction of the infant named … Continue reading

April 23, 2012 · Leave a comment

Ilias Ali Missing

Aliens have a new victim. Daily Star reports: BNP Organising Secretary (Sylhet Division) M Ilias Ali went missing Tuesday night. Banani police found his car abandoned in front of a park in Banani … Continue reading

April 18, 2012 · 4 Comments

A Hotel Death as Metaphor for RAB’s “crossfire”

The headline is startling. Air Force officer found dead in hotel room. The New Age report suggests it might have been a heart attack, not foul play.

April 8, 2012 · Leave a comment



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