IF ALAL GOES RIGHT, DULAL GOES LEFT.
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
Constitutionalism Run Amuck by Shafiq Democracy is a set of values; democracy is not a set of rules. If the people of the land cannot contain the values within themselves, … Continue reading
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
In December I was discussing with friends whether the War Crime Trials would have an effect on voters. In spite of its being a central election promise, we doubted that … Continue reading
In the current political theatre, the central character is Jamaat-e-Islami. The Shahbag Awakening started as a reaction against a possible Jamaat-Awami backdoor deal. A month on, I think such a deal looks … Continue reading
Deconstructing Jamaat-e-Islami in Bangladesh by Anwar Dayal Wali Nasr’s Vanguards of the Islamic Revolution is perhaps the best known book on the party available in English.
It started as a carefree walk through New York’s Times Square to unwind after a long day. Then, far off in the background, I thought I heard sounds I hadn’t heard for … Continue reading