Category Archives: HUMAN RIGHTS

SHEIKH HASINA, HER POLITICAL INSIGHT AND BANGLADESH DEVELOPMENT

SHEIKH HASINA, HER POLITICAL INSIGHT AND BANGLADESH DEVELOPMENT – A K AZAD – Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, the worthy daughter of the greatest Bangalee of all time Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, has inaugurated a brilliant chapter … Continue reading

Posted in - REVOLUTIONARY VOICES -, ACHIEVEMENTS - SUCCESS, AGRICULTURE, BENGALI NATIONALISM, CHALLENGES, CLASS BARRIERS, CONSTITUTION, Culture & Archeology, CURRENT ISSUES, DEFENCE & SECURITY, Distribution & Poverty, ECONOMY, EDUCATION POLICY, EDUCATION SYSTEM & POLICY, ENERGY - NATURAL RESOURCES, FOREIGN RELATIONS & POLICY, GENDER EQUALITY, GLOBAL INDICATORS & BENCHMARK, GROWTH & TARGET, HEALTHCARE, HUMAN RIGHTS, IDENTITY & PATRIOTISM, IMPACT OF CAPITALISM, INDUSTRIES, INTERNATIONAL - PERCEPTION ON BANGLADESH, LAW & ORDER, LEADERS - IN ITS TRUE SENSE, MEDIA, N-11, NGO'S, POLITICS - GOVERNANCE, Poverty, REFLECTION - Refreshing our Memories, REGIONAL COOPERATION, Regional Policy, RELIGION & STATE, RESPONSIBLE CITIZEN & DUTY, SAARC, SECULARISM, SHEIKH HASINA, SOCIETY, SOCIO-ECONOMY -- Inequality, SOCIO-ECONOMY -- Inequality, Poverty, Distribution & Poverty, STOCK MARKET, STRATEGY & POLICY, TOURISM, TRADE BODIES, UNITED NATIONS | Leave a comment

ISLAM, A SECULAR RELIGION

ISLAM, A SECULAR RELIGION ANIS CHOWDHURY The title of this piece should raise eyebrows. How could Islam be secular? Religion and secularism are generally thought to be contradictory to each other. More so with Islam, a religion which, in recent … Continue reading

Posted in - KNOW YOUR ENEMY -, ANALYSIS OF RESPONSIBILITY & ROLE OF MEDIA, CHALLENGES, CURRENT ISSUES, DEFENCE & SECURITY, EDUCATION POLICY, EDUCATION SYSTEM & POLICY, FOREIGN RELATIONS & POLICY, Friends & Foes - World Reaction, GLOBALIZATION, HUMAN RIGHTS, IDENTITY & PATRIOTISM, INTERNATIONAL - PERCEPTION ON BANGLADESH, ISLAM, ISLAMIC EXTREMISM, LAW & ORDER, POLITICS - GOVERNANCE, PROPAGANDA'S, REFLECTION - Refreshing our Memories, RELIGION & STATE, RESPONSIBLE CITIZEN & DUTY, SECULARISM, SOCIETY, SOCIO-ECONOMY -- Inequality, SOCIO-ECONOMY -- Inequality, Poverty, Distribution & Poverty, STRATEGY & POLICY, WORLD - GEOPOLITICS, YELLOW JOURNALISM | Leave a comment

2015: MAJOR DEVELOPMENTS, ACHIEVEMENTS

2015: MAJOR DEVELOPMENTS, ACHIEVEMENTS The country experienced a number of achievements as well as developments in the year of 2015 although the year had started with disappointments generated by political deadlock, violence, killings of general people by arson attacks, deadly … Continue reading

Posted in ACHIEVEMENTS - SUCCESS, CHALLENGES, CLIMATE - Global Warming Challenge, CURRENT ISSUES, ECONOMY, EDUCATION POLICY, GLOBAL INDICATORS & BENCHMARK, GROWTH & TARGET, HUMAN RIGHTS, INDUSTRIES, INTERNATIONAL - PERCEPTION ON BANGLADESH, PROPAGANDA'S, STRATEGY & POLICY | Leave a comment

BANGLADESH AND SHEIKH HASINA ON INTERNATIONAL STAGE

BANGLADESH ON INTERNATIONAL STAGE  

Posted in ACHIEVEMENTS - SUCCESS, BENGALI NATIONALISM, CHALLENGES, CLASS BARRIERS, CURRENT ISSUES, DEFENCE & SECURITY, ECONOMY, EDUCATION POLICY, EDUCATION SYSTEM & POLICY, ENERGY - NATURAL RESOURCES, FOREIGN RELATIONS & POLICY, Friends & Foes - World Reaction, G-8, GENDER EQUALITY, GLOBAL INDICATORS & BENCHMARK, GLOBALIZATION, GROWTH & TARGET, HEALTHCARE, HUMAN RIGHTS, IDENTITY & PATRIOTISM, INDUSTRIES, INTERNATIONAL - PERCEPTION ON BANGLADESH, ISLAMIC EXTREMISM, LAW & ORDER, LIBERATION - 1971 BIRTH OF A NATION, N-11, Poverty, REGIONAL COOPERATION, Regional Policy, RELIGION & STATE, RESPONSIBLE CITIZEN & DUTY, SAARC, SHEIKH HASINA, SOCIETY, SOCIO-ECONOMY -- Inequality, SOCIO-ECONOMY -- Inequality, Poverty, Distribution & Poverty, STRATEGY & POLICY, TOURISM, TRADE BODIES, UNITED NATIONS, WORLD - GEOPOLITICS | Leave a comment

FACING THE MILLENNIUM DEVELOPMENT GOALS CHALLENGE: THE BANGLADESH STORY

FACING THE MILLENNIUM DEVELOPMENT GOALS CHALLENGE: THE BANGLADESH STORY  MDG 1: ERADICATE EXTREME POVERTY AND HUNGER -Poverty rate has been reduced from 56.7% in 1991-92 to 31.5% in 2010 -Current government further brought it down to 22.4% in 2015 -Government … Continue reading

Posted in ACHIEVEMENTS - SUCCESS, AGRICULTURE, CHALLENGES, CLIMATE - Global Warming Challenge, CURRENT ISSUES, Distribution & Poverty, ECONOMY, EDUCATION SYSTEM & POLICY, ENERGY - NATURAL RESOURCES, FOREIGN RELATIONS & POLICY, GENDER EQUALITY, GLOBAL INDICATORS & BENCHMARK, GLOBALIZATION, GROWTH & TARGET, HEALTHCARE, HUMAN RIGHTS, IDENTITY & PATRIOTISM, IMPACT OF CAPITALISM, INDUSTRIES, Poverty, REFLECTION - Refreshing our Memories, REGIONAL COOPERATION, Regional Policy, RELIGION & STATE, RESPONSIBLE CITIZEN & DUTY, SOCIETY, SOCIO-ECONOMY -- Inequality, SOCIO-ECONOMY -- Inequality, Poverty, Distribution & Poverty, STRATEGY & POLICY, TRADE BODIES, UNITED NATIONS | Leave a comment

BANGLADESH A ROLE MODEL FOR MILLENIUM DEVELOPMENT GOALS

************************************************************** JULY 07, 2015

Posted in ACHIEVEMENTS - SUCCESS, CLASS BARRIERS, CURRENT ISSUES, ECONOMY, EDUCATION POLICY, EDUCATION SYSTEM & POLICY, FOREIGN RELATIONS & POLICY, GENDER EQUALITY, GLOBALIZATION, HEALTHCARE, HUMAN RIGHTS, IDENTITY & PATRIOTISM, IMPACT OF CAPITALISM, Poverty, REFLECTION - Refreshing our Memories, REGIONAL COOPERATION, Regional Policy, RELIGION & STATE, RESPONSIBLE CITIZEN & DUTY, SOCIAL SECURITY, SOCIETY, SOCIO-ECONOMY -- Inequality, STRATEGY & POLICY, TRANSPARENCY & CORRUPTION CONTROL, UNITED NATIONS | Leave a comment

HOW POORER BANGLADESH OUTPACES INDIA ON ‘HUMAN-DEVELOPMENT’ INDICATORS

HOW POORER BANGLADESH OUTPACES INDIA ON ‘HUMAN-DEVELOPMENT’ INDICATORS JOANNA SUGDEN India is richer, in terms of per-capita economic output, than its smaller neighbor, Bangladesh, and a greater proportion of Indians are connected to the Internet and have cellphones. But if … Continue reading

Posted in ACHIEVEMENTS - SUCCESS, CHALLENGES, CLASS BARRIERS, CURRENT ISSUES, Distribution & Poverty, ECONOMY, EDUCATION POLICY, EDUCATION SYSTEM & POLICY, FOREIGN RELATIONS & POLICY, GENDER EQUALITY, GLOBAL INDICATORS & BENCHMARK, GROWTH & TARGET, HEALTHCARE, HUMAN RIGHTS, IDENTITY & PATRIOTISM, INDUSTRIES, INTERNATIONAL - PERCEPTION ON BANGLADESH, Poverty, REGIONAL COOPERATION, Regional Policy, RELIGION & STATE, RESPONSIBLE CITIZEN & DUTY, SAARC, SHEIKH HASINA, SOCIAL SECURITY, SOCIO-ECONOMY -- Inequality, Poverty, Distribution & Poverty, STRATEGY & POLICY, UNITED NATIONS | Tagged | Leave a comment

WHY NO ONE WANTS THE ROHINGYAS

WHY NO ONE WANTS THE ROHINGYAS – SCOTT NEUMAN – The spectacle of thousands of desperate Rohingya Muslim “boat people” being denied landfall in Southeast Asia has laid bare the region’s religious and ethnic prejudices as well as its fears … Continue reading

Posted in CHALLENGES, CURRENT ISSUES, DEFENCE & SECURITY, FOREIGN RELATIONS & POLICY, HUMAN RIGHTS, REGIONAL COOPERATION, Regional Policy, STRATEGY & POLICY | Tagged , | 1 Comment

OSLO CONFERENCE ON ROHINGYAS AND SUU KYI’S EXCLUSION

OSLO CONFERENCE ON ROHINGYAS AND SUU KYI’S EXCLUSION BARRISTER HARUN UR RASHID Over the last 15 days, the world watched with horror and disbelief the news reports about Rohingyas from Myanmar drifting in over-crowded vessels in the Andaman Sea, half-starved, disease-stricken … Continue reading

Posted in BARRISTER HARUN UR RASHID, CHALLENGES, CURRENT ISSUES, DEFENCE & SECURITY, FOREIGN RELATIONS & POLICY, HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & ORDER, REGIONAL COOPERATION, Regional Policy | 1 Comment

THE FORGOTTEN PEOPLE

THE FORGOTTEN PEOPLE EHSAN ABDULLAH The so called leaders of our Ummah, ie, the Petro-Dollar rich Gulf States, should be a little more active you would believe? Instead of bombing fellow Muslims in Yemen, Syria, Libya, or create proxy armies … Continue reading

Posted in CHALLENGES, CURRENT ISSUES, DEFENCE & SECURITY, EHSAN ABDULLAH, FOREIGN RELATIONS & POLICY, HUMAN RIGHTS, IDENTITY & PATRIOTISM, LAW & ORDER, REFLECTION - Refreshing our Memories, REGIONAL COOPERATION, Regional Policy, RELIGION & STATE, RESPONSIBLE CITIZEN & DUTY, SOCIETY, SOCIO-ECONOMY -- Inequality, Poverty, Distribution & Poverty, STRATEGY & POLICY, UNITED NATIONS, WORLD - GEOPOLITICS | Leave a comment

THE FORGOTTEN PEOPLE

THE FORGOTTEN PEOPLE **************************************************** MAY 31, 2015

Posted in CHALLENGES, CURRENT ISSUES, DEFENCE & SECURITY, EHSAN ABDULLAH, FOREIGN RELATIONS & POLICY, HUMAN RIGHTS, IDENTITY & PATRIOTISM, LAW & ORDER, REFLECTION - Refreshing our Memories, REGIONAL COOPERATION, Regional Policy, RELIGION & STATE, RESPONSIBLE CITIZEN & DUTY, SOCIETY, SOCIO-ECONOMY -- Inequality, Poverty, Distribution & Poverty, STRATEGY & POLICY, WORLD - GEOPOLITICS | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

BEYOND THE MIDDLE EAST: THE ROHINGYA GENOCIDE

BEYOND THE MIDDLE EAST: THE ROHINGYA GENOCIDE The least one should expect from the US and its allies is that Burma must not be rewarded for its fraudulent democracy as it brutalizes its minorities. RAMZY BAROUD “Nope, nope, nope,” was … Continue reading

Posted in CHALLENGES, CURRENT ISSUES, DEFENCE & SECURITY, FOREIGN RELATIONS & POLICY, HUMAN RIGHTS, IDENTITY & PATRIOTISM, LAW & ORDER, REFLECTION - Refreshing our Memories, REGIONAL COOPERATION, Regional Policy, RELIGION & STATE, RESPONSIBLE CITIZEN & DUTY, SOCIO-ECONOMY -- Inequality, Poverty, Distribution & Poverty, STRATEGY & POLICY, WORLD - GEOPOLITICS | Leave a comment

ROHINGYA GENOCIDE IN MYANMAR

ROHINGYA GENOCIDE IN MYANMAR *********************************************** MAY 31, 2015

Posted in CHALLENGES, CURRENT ISSUES, DEFENCE & SECURITY, FOREIGN RELATIONS & POLICY, HUMAN RIGHTS, REFLECTION - Refreshing our Memories, REGIONAL COOPERATION, Regional Policy, RESPONSIBLE CITIZEN & DUTY, SOCIO-ECONOMY -- Inequality, Poverty, Distribution & Poverty, STRATEGY & POLICY, WORLD - GEOPOLITICS | Leave a comment

BURMA’S KILLING FIELDS: THE HIDDEN WAR ON ROHINGYA MUSLIMS AND TRIBAL PEOPLE

BURMA’S KILLING FIELDS: THE HIDDEN WAR ON ROHINGYA MUSLIMS AND TRIBAL PEOPLE ALFRED JOYNER IBTimes UK uncovers the truth about what is going on behind the facade of a liberalising Myanmar. Religious violence in Burma between the Buddhist majority and … Continue reading

Posted in CHALLENGES, CURRENT ISSUES, DEFENCE & SECURITY, FOREIGN RELATIONS & POLICY, Friends & Foes - World Reaction, HUMAN RIGHTS, REFLECTION - Refreshing our Memories, REGIONAL COOPERATION, Regional Policy, SOCIO-ECONOMY -- Inequality, STRATEGY & POLICY, WORLD - GEOPOLITICS | Leave a comment

GENOCIDE AND ETHNIC CLEANSING OF THE ROHINGYA PEOPLE IN MYANMAR

GENOCIDE AND ETHNIC CLEANSING OF THE ROHINGYA PEOPLE IN MYANMAR Sufyan bin Uzayr A few days back, I read about yet another vicious attack on Myanmar’s helpless and persecuted Rohingya minority. This time, the venue was Du Chee Ya Tan … Continue reading

Posted in CHALLENGES, CURRENT ISSUES, DEFENCE & SECURITY, FOREIGN RELATIONS & POLICY, HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & ORDER, REGIONAL COOPERATION, Regional Policy, RELIGION & STATE, STRATEGY & POLICY, WORLD - GEOPOLITICS | Leave a comment

WHY DOES THE WEST NOT HEAR OF THIS HOLOCAUST CURRENTLY TAKING PLACE IN MYANMAR?

MASS SLAUGHTERING OF ROHINGYA MUSLIM MINORITY IN MYANMAR AUNG SAN SUU KYI’S “SAFFRON MONKS” STALK STREETS WITH MACHETES  WHY DOES THE WEST NOT HEAR OF THIS HOLOCAUST CURRENTLY TAKING PLACE IN MYANMAR?: Aung San Suu Kyi’s “Saffron Monks” are committing genocide … Continue reading

Posted in CHALLENGES, CURRENT ISSUES, DEFENCE & SECURITY, EHSAN ABDULLAH, FOREIGN RELATIONS & POLICY, HUMAN RIGHTS, IDENTITY & PATRIOTISM, LAW & ORDER, REFLECTION - Refreshing our Memories, REGIONAL COOPERATION, Regional Policy, RELIGION & STATE, SOCIO-ECONOMY -- Inequality, Poverty, Distribution & Poverty, STRATEGY & POLICY, WORLD - GEOPOLITICS | Leave a comment

AUNG SAN SUU KYI’S “SAFFRON MONKS” STALK STREETS WITH MACHETES – MASS SLAUGHTERING REFUGEES

AUNG SAN SUU KYI’S “SAFFRON MONKS” STALK STREETS WITH MACHETES – MASS SLAUGHTERING REFUGEES Image: Aung San Suu Kyi’s “Saffron Monks” are committing genocide in Myanmar. The West has both created this movement and is silently supporting it, hoping to … Continue reading

Posted in CHALLENGES, CURRENT ISSUES, DEFENCE & SECURITY, FOREIGN RELATIONS & POLICY, HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & ORDER, REFLECTION - Refreshing our Memories, REGIONAL COOPERATION, Regional Policy, SOCIAL SECURITY, SOCIO-ECONOMY -- Inequality, STRATEGY & POLICY, WORLD - GEOPOLITICS | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

WHO’S DRIVING THE ROHINGYA INTO THE SEA?

WHO’S DRIVING THE ROHINGYA INTO THE SEA? Tony Cartalucci As the plight of the Rohingya, driven from Myanmar into the sea, gains increasing international attention, the same familiar voices across the West have begun climbing upon their soapboxes and pointing … Continue reading

Posted in CHALLENGES, CURRENT ISSUES, DEFENCE & SECURITY, FOREIGN RELATIONS & POLICY, HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW & ORDER, REGIONAL COOPERATION, Regional Policy, STRATEGY & POLICY | Leave a comment

US POLICY IN MIDDLE EAST DEMONSTRATES, HUBRIS DUPLICITY AND STATE SPONSORED TERRORISM

US POLICY IN MIDDLE EAST DEMONSTRATES, HUBRIS DUPLICITY AND STATE SPONSORED TERRORISM RODNEY MARTIN TEHRAN (FNA)- Recent conflicting statements coming from various US officials, whether they be from Defense Secretary Hagel regarding assistance from Turkey or the US State Department’s … Continue reading

Posted in CHALLENGES, CURRENT ISSUES, DEFENCE & SECURITY, FOREIGN RELATIONS & POLICY, HUMAN RIGHTS, IDENTITY & PATRIOTISM, ISLAMIC EXTREMISM, LAW & ORDER, REFLECTION - Refreshing our Memories, REGIONAL COOPERATION, Regional Policy, RELIGION & STATE, RESPONSIBLE CITIZEN & DUTY, SECULARISM, SOCIETY, SOCIO-ECONOMY -- Inequality, Poverty, Distribution & Poverty, WORLD - GEOPOLITICS | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

BANGLADESH V. RELIGIOUS EXTREMISTS

BANGLADESH V. RELIGIOUS EXTREMISTS Jawshan Ara Shatil Nationalism, socialism, democracy, and secularism are the four fundamental principles of the Bangladesh Constitution. Ironically we are living in a country where the constitution speaks for secularism, but society does not. Religious intolerance has … Continue reading

Posted in BENGALI NATIONALISM, CHALLENGES, CURRENT ISSUES, DEFENCE & SECURITY, HUMAN RIGHTS, IDENTITY & PATRIOTISM, ISLAMIC EXTREMISM, LAW & ORDER, POLITICS - GOVERNANCE, REFLECTION - Refreshing our Memories, REGIONAL COOPERATION, Regional Policy, RELIGION & STATE, RESPONSIBLE CITIZEN & DUTY, SECULARISM, SOCIETY, SOCIO-ECONOMY -- Inequality, STRATEGY & POLICY | Tagged | Leave a comment