• Images

    Abrar, my heart

    by Farooque Chowdhury | Updated at 12:00am on March 21, 2019

    THERE went my heart, Abrar Indifferent transport crushed Abrar, a student, on a Dhaka road. Abrar, a young mind, a young soul, was crushed out from this world forever....

  • Images

    Another whistleblower in solitary confinement

    by John Kiriakou | Updated at 12:00am on March 21, 2019

    LAST year I wrote about a whistleblower from New England who took direct action to save a child’s life and who paid for it with his freedom....

  • Images

    Speaking truth to power: the case of Ilhan Omar

    by Habib Siddiqui | Updated at 12:00am on March 21, 2019

    TRUTH and justice have always been an anathema to the despots, around the world, who resort to torture and oppression to silence their adversaries....

  • Images

    UN report and UNHRC resolution are not one

    | Updated at 12:00am on March 21, 2019

    THE presentation of the report of the UN high commissioner for human rights on ‘Promoting reconciliation, accountability and human rights in Sri Lanka’ will take place at the UN Human Rights Council on March 20, 2019....

  • Images

    Rohingya children too have their right to education

    | Updated at 12:00am on March 20, 2019

    THE future of the Rohingyas now sheltered in Bangladesh after they had fled violence in Myanmar in the latest spate since August 2017 and earlier...

  • Images

    Ostentation does not make city clean

    | Updated at 12:00am on March 20, 2019

    IN A discreditable course of event, the Dhaka North City Corporation threw garbage on clean road to inaugurate a cleanliness campaign. The city authorities on...

  • Images

    Christchurch mosque attacks and white supremacy in west

    Taj Hashmi | Updated at 12:00am on March 20, 2019

    WITHIN hours of Australian white supremacist Brenton Tarrant’s shooting dead of 49 Muslims at two mosques at Christchurch during the juma prayer on March 15,...

  • Images

    The state of food

    Farahnaaz Feroz | Updated at 12:00am on March 20, 2019

    IT IS an undeniable fact that human survival relies on the availability of safe food. When food is contaminated with microorganisms, it, therefore serves as...

Advertisement

images