- March 16, 2018
The importance of words cannot be overstated, and are reflective of and related to social and political realities. The world today is racked by issues such as ‘hate’ speech, or in accusations of fake news. In this ‘post-fact’ world, it seems that words are all. The seriousness of verbal inflections has always been understood by feminist thinkers and activists, as we have time and again had to deal with the ways that women are brought into discussion, and how words ultimately define and have real time effects on women’s social positioning, and how closely that is related to her sexual positioning.
We have been given the rare opportunity of a second birth. This article was first published in March 13, 1971
What have we become, how low have we fallen?
During the War of Liberation in 1971, Tepri Rani was tortured by the Pakistani occupation army at a camp in Thakugaon’s Ranisankail
Hearing the news, Lucy became emotional and said the news seemed to her like a dream beyond imagination.
Lucy Helen Frances Holt, a British citizen who has been living in Bangladesh for the last 58 years, wishes to breathe her last in her adopted home country, but she had recently found it difficult to pay the annual fee of Tk 38,000 to renew her visa to live in Bangladesh
Political credentials aren’t needed anymore — connections are enough
It would do well for Pakistan to issue a public apology
For Bangladesh, December 14 was, in many ways, the turning point
icddr,b’s contribution to our War of Independence made a difference beyond health care
Reports show that when quizzed about our Liberation War, many young people only have the vaguest conception
Pakistan must apologise, instead of remaining in denial
Many of the atrocities of 71 were committed by people of our own soil
Yes, there are challenges ahead, but if we keep in our hearts the values we so passionately fought for 46 years ago, we can and will succeed in the future
We applaud the prime minister for her commitment to help and honour veterans in the military
Remembrance Day pays tribute to all fallen soldiers
Twelve freedom fighters and three villagers were martyred in the face-to-face battle with the Pakistani occupation forces on the bank of Chandrabati River at Bangshipara on November 6, 1971.
Helping the Rohingya is the job of a responsible world nation
What would Bangladesh have been like today if Bangabandhu were still with us?
Pakistani journalist Hamid Mir has announced to return the award conferred on his late father by the Bangladeshi government in 2013.