Daily Archives: December 14, 2012

16 December

16 DECEMBER ANDREW EAGLE The Bangladeshi flag hangs in the living room, in what has become a December tradition. It’s about Victory Day but nor does the red and green go astray in the Christmas season. I’ve never thought to … Continue reading

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THE WAR CRIMES TRIBUNAL – CONFINED IN POLITICAL SHACKLES

– THE WAR CRIMES TRIBUNAL – CONFINED IN POLITICAL SHACKLES TAMANNA KHAN The process began 39 years later on March 25, 2010 — the tribunal that promised justice to the millions who sacrificed their lives for the birth of Bangladesh … Continue reading

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Bangladesh-Pakistan relations remain cool: Why?

BANGLADESH-PAKISTAN RELATIONS REMAIN COOL : WHY? Barrister Harun ur Rashid Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina was invited by Pakistan’s President Asif Ali Zardari to attend the D-8 Summit in Islamabad, from November 22 to 23. In this connection,  Pakistan Foreign Minister … Continue reading

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The loosening grip on public order

THE LOOSENING GRIP ON PUBLIC ORDER Shah Husain Imam Perhaps, the standard textbooks on forensic science have to be rewritten for Bangladesh. No murders ever get investigated with any single-minded purpose except for looking over the shoulder who maybe politically … Continue reading

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Being victors without victims

BEING VICTORS WITHOUT VICTIMS Mohammad Badrul Ahsan Russian philosopher Ivan Ilyin, who said that life was worth nothing without victory, led an investigation into the causes of the Russian revolution. He had termed the revolution as a tragedy and explained … Continue reading

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SUSTAINED CONSOLIDATION

SUSTAINED CONSOLIDATION  S. BINOD KUMAR SINGH SHEIKH HASINA’S Awami League (AL)-led Government, which came to power on January 6, 2009, has consolidated its secular commitments through 2012, reining in Islamist extremist groups and targeting the Left Wing Extremist (LWE) movement … Continue reading

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