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    Freedom of the government, unfreedom of the people

    Nurul Kabir | Updated at 07:10pm on March 27, 2017

    WHEN a government is free to do whatever it wishes to in a country, the people concerned suffer enormous amount of repressive un-freedom. The un-freedom...

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    ‘Go back NTPC, get out India’

    Rahnuma Ahmed | Updated at 06:42pm on March 27, 2017

    OF ALL the slogans raised in protest against the coal power plant being built at Rampal in Bagerhat, this one's the best. It has a...

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    Dynamics to the days of March 1971

    Farooque Chowdhury | Updated at 06:39pm on March 27, 2017

    ‘PORTRAYING the current crisis [the political development in 1971-Pakistan] as something from the theatre of the absurd, he [Bhutto] observed that framing a constitution for...

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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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