Daily Archives: January 1, 2013

Our War Crimes Trials: Making it Happen

OUR WAR CRIMES TRIALS: MAKING IT HAPPEN ZIAUDDIN CHOUDHURY describes the aspirations — and challenges — of the war crimes trials. The seminal war crimes trials in modern history were the Nuremberg Trials following the Second World War, and the Tokyo … Continue reading

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‘OUR PAST, THEIR PASTS’: CULTURAL HERITAGE AND POPULAR DOMAIN IN BANGLADESH

‘OUR PAST, THEIR PASTS’: CULTURAL HERITAGE AND POPULAR DOMAIN IN BANGLADESH by Swadhin Sen THESE days, the urban middle class is increasingly becoming familiar with the notion of ‘safeguarding our heritage’. The ‘credit of this awareness’ goes principally to growing media … Continue reading

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Is systematic power tariff increase the only way forward?

IS SYSTEMATIC POWER TARIFF INCREASE THE ONLY WAY FORWARD ? BY MUSHFIQUR RAHMAN It is unwise to think that people do not understand the differences between getting the electricity supply and living without. Those experts who favour supplying power even … Continue reading

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BRAVO Bangladesh eyes $20b in New Year

BRAVO BANGLADESH EYES $20B IN NEW YEAR BY REFAYET ULLAH MIRDHA Bangladesh enters 2013 with a firm footing as the world’s second largest garment exporter, raising hopes for a new wave of business despite turbulent times in parts of the … Continue reading

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Putting an End to Fatwa Violence

PUTTING AN END TO FATWA VIOLENCE Rural, poor women are the most vulnerable victims of fatwa violence despite their fundamental rights being protected by the law, states ARAFAT HOSEN KHAN. The primary identity of a Bangladeshi, male or female, is citizenship, … Continue reading

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