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PRESS STATEMENT: 1971 WOMEN VICTIMS VIOLATED AND FORGOTTEN AGAIN

PRESS STATEMENT: 1971 WOMEN VICTIMS VIOLATED AND FORGOTTEN AGAIN

International Crimes Strategy Forum (ICSF) welcomes the London Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict (London, 10-12 June 2014) which is no doubt a laudable and timely initiative. We are, nevertheless, surprised by the fact that the stories of the sexual violence committed against Bengali girls and women during the Liberation War of Bangladesh…

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Mahbubul Alam: a giant among giants, a gentleman among gentlemen

June 6, 2014
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Mahbubul Alam: a giant among giants, a gentleman among gentlemen

There are some editors of Bangladeshi publications whom I admire and respect enormously -– both professionally and personally – not just for their God-given talents in creating and producing a commercially viable profitable publication, but one that benefits society, individually and collectively. Mahbubul was one of those – a giant among giants, a gentleman among…

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Please contribute for our SUSTian sister Trina [ Please put the ref:SUST-TRINA ]

June 5, 2014
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Please contribute for our SUSTian sister Trina [ Please put the ref:SUST-TRINA ]

তাবাস্সুম হায়দার তৃণা । শাবিপ্রবির সমাজকর্ম বিভাগের ৪র্থ বর্ষের মেধাবী ছা্ত্রী । আমাদের সবার মতোই স্বাভাবিক ভাবেই চলছিলো তার ক্যাম্পাস জীবন । ৩য় বর্ষে তৃণার CGPA ছিলো ৩.৫০ এর উপরে । কিন্তু হঠাৎ করে চলতি বছরের ফেব্রুয়ারি মাসে চোখের সমস্যার কারনে Chittagong Eye Hospital এ ভর্তি হয় । প্রাথমিক চিকিৎসা এবং পরীক্ষা-নিরিক্ষার পর Dhaka Square…

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Colonial Granny

March 19, 2014
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Colonial Granny

Colonial Granny

O Granny, My excellent colonial nanny
Your art of looting is extremely Funny
You collected Koh-e-Noor and jewel
You stole money for your royal fuel.
So sweet, you gave me a big reception
I knew for sure it was your graceful deception.
You promoted Jamaat to keep us in darkness
You expected us to embrace Jihad of ugliness.
Your this innocent smile is a killer
I don’t think Fellowship Award can be a healer.

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David Bergman: Now and then

February 11, 2014
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David Bergman: Now and then

Bergman never showed how ruthless violence by the two parties Jamaat and BNP before the election have reminded us the atrocities in the liberation war and the need for the war crimes trial.The few people and organizations that Bergman referred in his blogs that were dedicated to find faults in the trial process have rarely…

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February 5th, a reminiscence

February 5, 2014
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February 5th, a reminiscence

Today is 5th February. The entire country roared because Kader Mollah wasn’t given a death penalty. Mass rising (Gonojagoron) started; “Projonmo chatter” was created. Hundreds of thousand people joined that Gonojagoron. Everyone had one demand, death penalty for all war criminals including Kader Mollah, as well as banning the politics of Jamat-Shibir and boycotting them…

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Democracy International (DI) shows Awami League would have won the January 5 elections with at least a 5.8% margin

February 4, 2014
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Democracy International (DI) shows Awami League would have won the January 5 elections with at least a 5.8% margin

Post-election poll funded by USAID and DFID and carried out by US based Democracy International (DI) shows Awami League would have won the January 5 elections with at least a 5.8% margin even if BNP-Jamaat had participated. The poll surveyed 2544 citizens nationwide between January 11 to January 15 and was conducted independently of any…

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ICSF lauds European Parliament’s Resolution

The European Parliament resolution, unlike some of the ill-informed stances recently adopted by some other entities such as the British Parliament or the US Senate, demonstrates a more clear understanding of the situation on the ground.

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A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

November 5, 2013
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A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

The now infamous photograph of Prince Charles being flanked by Chowdhury Mueen Uddin and Tanzeem Wasti, shows how the Jamaat movement become routed in British society. Mueen Uddin represents the Jamaat movement in Bangladesh and Wasti, the main Pakistani branch. A quick review of the Princes speech at the opening of the Markfield Institute shows…

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MAJOR SUMMIT WITH IMRF ON BANGLADESH MASS RESCUE

August 7, 2013
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MAJOR SUMMIT WITH IMRF ON BANGLADESH MASS RESCUE

London, Wednesday, August 7. Bangladesh Ministers and other senior figures from the Government, Navy and emergency response services will meet representatives of the International Maritime Rescue Federation (IMRF) in Dhaka next week to discuss mass rescue operations on or near water. A mass rescue workshop, during which organizations and agencies will share views on search…

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