Daily Archives: August 27, 2014

126 UN MEMBER SUPPORT PALESTINE INDEPENDENCE

126 UN MEMBER SUPPORT PALESTINE INDEPENDENCE Speaking to reporters at the U.N., Mansur said that they would announce their road map for the membership in the U.N. after a meeting to be held in Cairo on Monday. Palestine’s representative at … Continue reading

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MANDELA’S VISIT TO BANGLADESH

MANDELA’S VISIT TO BANGLADESH Tribune Desk Standing in this great country today, I also want to be a friend of Bangladesh. While Bangladesh celebrated its independence, our democracy was in its infancy Mandela visited Dhaka in March 1997 to celebrate … Continue reading

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ISLAMIST TERRORISM — A TRAGIC OXYMORON

ISLAMIST TERRORISM — A TRAGIC OXYMORON  MONAEM SARKER The literal meaning of the Arabic word ‘Islam’ is peace. Islam is a religion of peace. Unfortunately the word Islam has become synonymous with terrorism. A deeper analysis and examination is required … Continue reading

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PM WANTS D-8 TO FOCUS ON OIC COUNTRIES’ DEVELOPMENT

PM WANTS D-8 TO FOCUS ON OIC COUNTRIES’ DEVELOPMENT Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday said the main focus of D-8 member states should be the overall development of OIC countries through economic progress and enhancing connectivity. The Prime Minister … Continue reading

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ANTI-SEMITISM OR ANTI-ZIONISM

ANTI-SEMITISM OR ANTI-ZIONISM NAHIYAN ASADULLAH One of the founding fathers of the United States and in many ways the first ‘American’ Benjamin Franklin once said: “We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid.” Ignorance is … Continue reading

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REMEMBERING THE PAST: BANGLADESHI FIGHTERS FOR PALESTINE OF THE 1980S

REMEMBERING THE PAST: BANGLADESHI FIGHTERS FOR PALESTINE OF THE 1980’s YAZAN AL-SAADI A photograph and a grave. These are two relics of a time, now mostly forgotten, of when thousands of Bangladeshis came to Lebanon in the 1980s as volunteers … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH SHOWS THE GUTS OF IGNORING UNCLE SAM & CRONIES

BANGLADESH SHOWS THE GUTS OF IGNORING UNCLE SAM & CRONIES Abdul Matin Pathan After many decades since independence in 1971, the mighty and patriotic government of Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has shown the praise-worthy guts of ignoring the undue … Continue reading

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PM SLAMS DEVELOPED NATIONS FOR SILENCE OVER ISRAELI ATROCITIES IN GAZA

PM SLAMS DEVELOPED NATIONS FOR SILENCE OVER ISRAELI ATROCITIES IN GAZA She wonders how civilized nation can remain silent! Strongly condemning the killings in Gaza by Israelis, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Friday came down heavily again on the developed … Continue reading

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PALESTINIAN ENVOY LAUDS PM’S BOLD STANCE OVER GAZA

PALESTINIAN ENVOY LAUDS PM’S BOLD STANCE OVER GAZA He also praises her for raising voice against US role Palestinian Ambassador in Dhaka Shaher Mohammad on Sunday highly appreciated Bangladesh Prime Minister’s bold stance over Gaza issue and raising her voice … Continue reading

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PALESTINE ENVOY SAYS BANGLADESHI SUPPORT AMAZING

PALESTINE ENVOY SAYS BANGLADESHI SUPPORT AMAZING RAFE SADNAN ADEL Bangladeshis had sent almost US $300,000 in private donations to the victims of the Palestine conflict “I lost a cousin in the unrest. It is painful to get news like this … Continue reading

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CAMARADERIE FOR PALESTINE

CAMARADERIE FOR PALESTINE RIFAT ISLAM ESHA The recent and ongoing conflict in Gaza has left the world feeling helpless. The international support for the cause falls short of what Gazans need at this point. Here in Bangladesh, thousands of miles … Continue reading

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PM URGES MUSLIM WORLD TO BE VOCAL AGAINST ISRAELI AGGRESSION

PM URGES MUSLIM WORLD TO BE VOCAL AGAINST ISRAELI AGGRESSION Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha Criticising the role of Organisation of Islamic Cooperation and Arab League in stopping Israeli aggression on Gaza, the prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, on Wednesday called on the … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH ALWAYS BESIDE PALESTINIANS

BANGLADESH ALWAYS BESIDE PALESTINIANS NEW YORK: Foreign Minister Dr. Dipu Moni categorically said that Bangladesh had never failed to stand on the side of the Palestinian people and would continue to do so. “Guided by its constitutional obligation to support … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH WILL SEND MEDICAL TEAM TO GAZA

BANGLADESH WILL SEND MEDICAL TEAM TO GAZA TO HELP COPE WITH A RISING NUMBER OF CAUSALITIES CAUSED BY ISRAELI ATTACKS. Health minister Mohammed Nasim on Sunday said they had started talking with the foreign ministry and “the Red Crescent” to … Continue reading

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DHAKA URGES ICC TO ACT AGAINST ISRAEL

DHAKA URGES ICC TO ACT AGAINST ISRAEL Bangladesh has urged the International Criminal Court (ICC) to take Israeli atrocities in Gaza into cognizance and bring the offenders to justice. Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali on Sunday said the Hague-based international … Continue reading

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PM HASINA SLAMS UN FOR GAZA INACTION

PM HASINA SLAMS UN FOR GAZA INACTION Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has expressed her frustrations that the United Nations is not playing any effective role to resolve the Gaza crisis. Meeting a four-member delegation of female Iranian MPs led by … Continue reading

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PALESTINE COMMITTEE OF NAM MEETING OFFER ‘CHOICE OF OPTIONS’: GOWHER RIZVI

PALESTINE COMMITTEE OF NAM MEETING OFFER ‘CHOICE OF OPTIONS’: GOWHER RIZVI Reported by: UNB Prime Minister’s Advisor on International Affairs Dr Gowher Rizvi has observed that the recently held meeting of Palestine Committee of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) will give … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH REITERATES SUPPORT FOR PALESTINIAN STATEHOOD

BANGLADESH REITERATES SUPPORT FOR PALESTINIAN STATEHOOD Foreign minister AH Mahmood Ali yesterday reiterated Dhaka’s support for Palestinian statehood and condemned Israeli atrocities coinciding with the International day of Criminal Justice.”We continue to stand by the heroic struggle for self-determination by … Continue reading

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ONCE WE WERE HEROES

ONCE WE WERE HEROES  TAZREENA SAJJAD It Is Upto You, My Bengali And Adivasi Brothers And Sisters, To Save Our Country. It Is Your Turn Now.” These Were The Words Of Adivasi Bir Bikram U.K. Ching Speaking At A Function … Continue reading

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AUGUST 1975 AND THEREAFTER

AUGUST 1975 AND THEREAFTER SERAJUL ISLAM CHOUDHURY WHAT happened in August 1975 was a great tragedy perpetrated by an anti-people clique who did not want Bangladesh to move in the direction its people had desired it to take. The desire … Continue reading

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