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    Rape in 1971: multiple scenario, common suffering

    Afsan Chowdhury | Updated at 06:36pm on March 27, 2017

    RAPE in war is not just about suffering at the time of war but its continuation after the war is over. Rape destroys victims as...

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    Reflections on cross-border collaborations in South Asia

    Elora Halim Chowdhury | Updated at 06:27pm on March 27, 2017

    In recent years, a new wave of critical feminist scholarship has emerged around the nexus of gender, violence, war crimes, reconciliation and the Bangladesh War...

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    Bangladesh of distant memories

    by Stephen F Minkin | Updated at 01:05am on March 26, 2017

    AFTER spending time in Mexico I went to New York to earn some money and say goodbye to my parents before leaving for a trip...

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    This coercion must end

    by C Lachlan McMann | Updated at 01:05am on March 26, 2017

    I WANT to write this piece on the occasion of Bangladesh Independence Day 2017 as a tribute to many Bangladeshi scholars, students, artists, scientists, women...

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    RMG workers are still not citizens

    by Taslima Akhter | Updated at 01:00am on March 26, 2017

    SWADHINATA, to whom do you belong? The question keeps buzzing in my head amidst preparations for various programmes on March 26, 2017 — the Independence...

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    FAO’s bioenergy theme is a threat to mother earth

    by Souparna Lahiri | Updated at 12:05am on March 25, 2017

    EVERY year, 21st March is celebrated as the International Day of Forests, so designated by the United Nations to highlight the importance of forests. This...

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    US failures in Afghanistan

    by Salman Rafi Sheikh | Updated at 12:05am on March 25, 2017

    A REPORT of Special Inspector General for Afghanistan reconstruction, especially prepared for the US congress and the Trump administration, finds what should be called a...

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    Forever at loggerheads

    | Updated at 12:05am on March 25, 2017

    After one year in office, Libya′s government of national accord is on the verge of collapse, reports Valerie Stocker from Tripoli..

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    The lost boy of Ganesh Talai

    by Zeenat Khan | Updated at 12:05am on March 25, 2017

    EVERY year, eighty thousand children go missing in India. From such an astounding number, two out of three children remain untraced. To be a lost...

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    Reality and the US-made famine in Yemen

    by Kathy Kelly | Updated at 01:05am on March 24, 2017

    THIS week at the voices for creative nonviolence office in Chicago, my colleague Sabia Rigby prepared a presentation for a local high school...

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