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Blood on our hands

Blood on our hands

Sayrat Salekin

Thu, Apr 20 2017

We cry Islamophobia in foreign lands, but are perfectly happy to bully minorities in our own

Time to set an example

Time to set an example

Editorial

Tue, Apr 11 2017

We trust that justice for the perpetrators will be swift and severe

Time to get tough on Myanmar 

Time to get tough on Myanmar 

Editorial

Thu, Mar 30 2017

We need to let Myanmar know that, unless it respects the basic human rights of its own people, there...

Dial 109 to combat violence against...

Dial 109 to combat violence against...

Law & Rights

Fri, Mar 24 2017

The government has changed the number for the national toll-free helpline, which supports victims of...

UN: Congo forces targeting civilians,...

UN: Congo forces targeting civilians,...

Africa

Sat, Mar 18 2017

Congo's government spokesman Lambert Mende denied that the army used excessive force

Not the end of the world

Not the end of the world

Mushfique Wadud , Mushfique Wadud

Fri, Mar 10 2017

Adolescents need to be taught how to deal with rejection

Until we break the shackles

Until we break the shackles

The women’s rights movement is not a singular entity, but it must express itself as one voice

Police forcefully cool down NSU...

Police forcefully cool down NSU...

Dhaka

Thu, Mar 2 2017

The protest staged by North South University students over the assault on one of their own by a Bashundhara...

Unchecked machismo, drug abuse fuelling...

Unchecked machismo, drug abuse fuelling...

Crime

Mon, Feb 20 2017

Boys starting a harmless social circle in a neighborhood is nothing new, but the steps that lead to turning...

Make Bangladesh safe for women

Make Bangladesh safe for women

Editorial

Tue, Feb 14 2017

Gender-based violence has no place in a civilised society -- the government must take the issue more...

What about the women?

What about the women?

Ekram Kabir , Ekram Kabir

Fri, Feb 10 2017

Why is violence against women still so prevalent?

Afghan woman mutilated by husband seeks...

Afghan woman mutilated by husband seeks...

South Asia

Thu, Feb 2 2017

An Afghan woman whose husband cut off her ears said on Thursday she was seeking donations for treatment...

Educational reform needed to end...

Educational reform needed to end...

Bangladesh

Sun, Jan 8 2017

The tripartite system of education in Bangladesh is discriminatory and insufficient for stopping violence...

UN rights envoy to probe Myanmar Rohingya...

UN rights envoy to probe Myanmar Rohingya...

South Asia

Sat, Jan 7 2017

Areas of Rakhine have been in lockdown since October, sending tens of thousands of the Rohingya minority...

When human rights go up in flames

When human rights go up in flames

Editorial

Thu, Dec 15 2016

The pressing issue here is that a whole community, the Santals, rightful citizens of Bangladesh, are...

Are we inherently violent?

Are we inherently violent?

Abdullah Omar Saif

Mon, Dec 12 2016

Violence-prone behaviour is a growing concern

BGB sends back 130 Rohingyas

BGB sends back 130 Rohingyas

Nation

Sun, Dec 11 2016

Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) has sent back at least 130 Rohingyas who fled Myanmar in the face of ongoing...

Rush to build bunkers in Pakistani Kashmir...

Rush to build bunkers in Pakistani Kashmir...

South Asia

Wed, Nov 30 2016

Months of tension between India and Pakistan have erupted into shellings and gunfire across the disputed...

Countering violent extremism in...

Countering violent extremism in...

D2

Wed, Nov 9 2016

What do the youth think?

Illusions of secularity

Illusions of secularity

Communalism was never a part of Bangladesh’s founding principles

No worse crime

No worse crime

Opinion

Fri, Nov 4 2016

Those who are behind these calculated assaults to foment discord and cook up an excuse for a riot and...