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    When sugar means blood

    Pavel Partha | Updated at 05:02pm on December 17, 2017

    EVERY harvest in this country bore the mark of injustice and violence of the state. Indigo, tobacco, tea, rubber, hybrid corn, cotton and sugar cane...

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    Coal aggression and civil disobedience

    Mowdud Rahman | Updated at 04:59pm on December 17, 2017

    THE use of coal in power generation is relatively new in Bangladesh. While many countries like France, the United Kingdom, Denmark, Sri Lanka are planning...

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    ‘No one deserves to die in road accidents’

    Nahid Riyasad | Updated at 04:55pm on December 17, 2017

    Ilias Kanchan, a star from the film industry and lifetime member of Nishcha, Nirapad Sarak Chai, a organisation campaigning for road safety, talks about the...

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    A textbook case of environmental justice movement in global south

    Samina Luthfa | Updated at 04:51pm on December 17, 2017

    PHULBARI is a small town in northern Bangladesh, so remote that most Bangladeshis were not aware of its existence, until it became the talk of...

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    ‘Social media is equally a site of dissent and repression today’

    Nahid Riyasad | Updated at 04:47pm on December 17, 2017

    Gitiara Nasreen, a professor of mass communication and journalism at the University of Dhaka, talks about the promise and perils of online activism in an...

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    ‘Without saving rivers, Bhabadaha crisis will remain’

    Shaikha Shuhada Panzeree | Updated at 04:41pm on December 17, 2017

    Iqbal Kabir Jahid, chief adviser to the Bhabadaha Pani Nishkashan Sangram Committee, talks about the crisis in Bhabadaha, the ongoing destruction of rivers and the...

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    Haor: nature, life and movement

    Hasnat Quaiyum | Updated at 04:38pm on December 17, 2017

    THE haor region of Bangladesh is unique in the world. Although there are some haors in Asam of India, but there is no second example...

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    ‘Govt plays a flexible role when it needs to act strictly’

    Shaikha Shuhada Panzeree | Updated at 04:01pm on December 17, 2017

    Golam Rahman, president of the Consumer Association of Bangladesh, talks about consumers rights violations and campaigns against it in Bangladesh in an interview with Shaikha...

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    On subservient political elite and uncritical intelligentsia

    Nurul Kabir | Updated at 06:26pm on November 16, 2017

    THE couple of rhetorical slogans of the ruling class political parties, the Bangladesh Awami League and the Bangladesh Nationalist Party in particular, that most Bangladeshis hear almost...

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    Propaganda, and the suppression of dissent

    Rahnuma Ahmed | Updated at 06:04pm on November 16, 2017

    I have not acquired any fortune but I have my paternal estate and the pension of a Subedar. This is enough for me. The people in my village seem to respect me, and...

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