Posts Tagged ‘ Bangladesh News ’

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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Don’t put all your eggs in one basket

May 14, 2013
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In the 1970s, Henry Kissinger, the former US Secretary of State, said that Bangladesh was a ‘basket case’ an ungovernable and chaotic nation with little prospect of succeeding into a viable nation state. He was wrong, flatly wrong; however there are still some fundamental issues in the country which are stunting the nations economic and…

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Non Resident Bangladeshi Professionals (UK) met the Deputy Prime Minister Mr Nick Clegg

May 12, 2013
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Non Resident Bangladeshi Professionals (UK) met the Deputy Prime Minister Mr Nick Clegg

Non Resident Bangladeshi Professionals (UK), led by its Convenor Dr Debasish Kar, met the Deputy Prime Minister Right Honourable Mr Nick Clegg on Friday, the 10th of May 2013, in his constituency office in Sheffield. The meeting was to update him on the current political situation in Bangladesh, in particular, the heinous acts of terrorism…

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High Commissioner expresses sadness over the violence and deaths

March 3, 2013
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High Commissioner expresses sadness over the violence and deaths

British High Commissioner to Bangladesh Robert Gibson today expressed his sadness over the violence and the number of senseless and unnecessary deaths that have taken place across Bangladesh over the past few days.

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Shahbag movement to be streamlined

February 26, 2013
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Shahbag movement to be streamlined

It is time for the Shahbag movement to be streamlined. It all started back in February 5, 2013 and is ongoing till date. If we see the history of the movement, this has gained colossal popularity in the shortest possible time and that only happened because of the demands that were declared. By demand, I…

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Unmasking Jamaat’s chief international propagandist

February 13, 2013
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Unmasking Jamaat’s chief international propagandist

There is this person by the name MBI Munshi (Mohammad Munshi) who is at it again now that ‘Bangla Spring’ is in full swing and the movement is gathering steam allover Bangladesh. Mr. Munshi spent time in England and got educated there to become a barrister but he then returned to Bangladesh. How often a…

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‘A beginning of the end to impunity’ – The verdict in Chief Prosecutor v Abul Kalam Azad (aka Bachchu Razakar)

January 22, 2013
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International Crimes Strategy Forum (ICSF) welcomes the first ever verdict delivered by the International Crimes Tribunal-II against Mr Abul Kalam Azad, a former leader of Jamat-I-Islami, who had been tried for crimes against humanity and genocide that he had committed during the Liberation War of Bangladesh in 1971. ICSF considers this first verdict as the…

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The Economist violates the British press code

December 10, 2012
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The Economist violates the British press code

Where do you live stranger? You may live anywhere on the globe. But if you are a bit interested in the war crime trial proceedings in Bangladesh, by now you must be well informed about the so called ‘explanation’ issue thrown towards the International Crimes Tribunal-1 (ICT-1) by the Economist. The Economist hurls the ‘explanation…

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