Bangladesh Activists Have Little Faith in Blogger Murder Investigations

Four secular Bangladeshi writers have been killed since November of 2014: Rajshahi University professor AKM Shafiul Islam, and writers Avijit Roy, Oyasiqur Rahman Babu and Ananta Bijoy Das. At least a dozen more have been killed and scores [...]

David Bergman: Now and then

David Bergman who made documentary in 1995 on the brutal atrocities on the Bengali people during 1971 liberation war by Pakistan Occupation Forces and their local collaborators that brought forth the demand of war crimes trial once again and [...]
A timeline that represents the war criminal trial started from the Bangabandhu era, carried later by Jahanara Imam and going to end by Sheikh Hasina.

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 [...]

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

Image: Possible votes on Jan 5. 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 [...]

Don’t put all your eggs in one basket

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 [...]

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

Photo: Members of NRBPUK met Deputy PM. 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 [...]

High Commissioner expresses sadness over the violence and deaths

Photo:British High Commissioner to Bangladesh Robert Gibson. 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 [...]

Shahbag movement to be streamlined

Photo: Demonstrators in Shahbag on February 2013, Taken from WikiPedia. It is time for the Shahbagh 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 [...]

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 [...]

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

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 [...]