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    The Universal Declaration of Human Rights at 70

    N Jayaram | Updated at 12:00am on December 12, 2018

    IN MID-NOVEMBER, a spectacle little noticed by much of world media unfolded in one of the most affluent countries and one which, not only in jest, claims to have ‘invented human rights’....

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    Easy bike: a blessing or a curse

    Ashikur Rahman | Updated at 12:00am on December 12, 2018

    EASY bike is now a well-known name in the field of transport. Except for Dhaka, all other urban and rural areas have easy bikes as the cheapest and instantly available public transport....

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    Was Pakistan an ‘autistic’ state in 1971?

    | Updated at 12:00am on December 12, 2018

    AS A historian focused on 1971, I deal with the grisly on a regular basis....

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    Four parameters of a Lankan political solution this time

    Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:00am on December 12, 2018

    THE country being on the verge of imminent division due to envisaged constitutional reform was one of the main justifications of the backdoor seizure of power of October 26 by members of the hitherto opposition who are now members of the government....

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    Ilhan, Rashida and Rahul

    Jawed Naqvi  | Updated at 12:00am on December 12, 2018

    THE young politician shows up at Mount Kailash in Tibet, and proclaims his youthful Hindu-ness in lighter sportswear than the freezing weather warrants....

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    Govt must stop extrajudicial killings

    | Updated at 12:00am on December 11, 2018

    ALTHOUGH the government has claimed that it is sincere in protecting human rights, human rights defenders have termed the country’s rights situation alarming and repressive as extrajudicial killing,....

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    Worrying unequal economic development

    | Updated at 12:00am on December 11, 2018

    THE country has witnessed a sharp rise in income inequality during the tenure of Awami League led government in the past decade....

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    ‘People-centered’ human rights framework

    Ajamu Baraka | Updated at 12:00am on December 11, 2018

    THIS quote from Louis Henkin, the venerable international legal scholar and passionate advocate for human rights, represents both the promise and the contradictory limitations of the human rights idea....

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