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by Rahnuma Ahmed

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    My Palestine notebook, May 2018

    by Rahnuma Ahmed | Updated at 12:05am on May 21, 2018

    PALESTINE is the moral touchstone of our times. ...

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    Motherhood and state terror

    by Rahnuma Ahmed | Updated at 12:05am on May 13, 2018

    In the United Kingdom and Ireland, a day known as ‘Mothering Sunday’ was celebrated from the 16th to the 20th centuries to honour the Virgin...

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    Abduction, freedom and failure

    by Rahnuma Ahmed | Updated at 12:05am on April 23, 2018

    FREED at last! After 32 days of captivity, long 32 days when one had absolutely no idea where they were, how they were, or how...

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    ‘Michil-miting’ funeral for some, petrol for others

    by Rahnuma Ahmed | Updated at 12:05am on August 14, 2017

    THE Naniachar army zone did not want Romel Chakma’s death to be turned into an ‘issue,’ says Monti Chakma. They repeatedly told us over the...

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    Of violent deaths, and confessions

    by Rahnuma Ahmed | Updated at 12:05am on August 13, 2017

    NURUL Islam Nayan, in his mid-30s, a for-hire motorcycle driver, was found dead at Charmile, near Khagrachari Sadar-Dighinala road, on June 1, 2017...

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    Resisting ‘sexual terrorists’ in Okinawa

    by Rahnuma Ahmed | Updated at 12:05am on June 04, 2017

    FOR the military-industrial complex named the United States, Okinawa is a ‘hub’ for conducting strategic operations throughout the Pacific, but for its residents, US military...

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    Is custodial killing heroic?

    by Rahnuma Ahmed | Updated at 12:05am on May 18, 2017

    HE WAS kind and cooperative. It was a pleasant surprise. I had two questions for Brigadier General Mohammad Jalaluddin, director, Chittagong Medical College and Hospital, when...

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    Is custodial killing heroic?

    by Rahnuma Ahmed | Updated at 12:05am on May 17, 2017

    IT’S too late now. If I could start all over again, I would give each individual piece in this series a name, not a number....

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    Is custodial killing heroic?

    by Rahnuma Ahmed | Updated at 12:05am on May 16, 2017

    ‘He was like a younger brother to me’, Monti Chakma, general secretary, Hill Women’s Federation, said to me softly, unflinchingly....

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    Is custodial killing heroic?

    by Rahnuma Ahmed | Updated at 12:05am on May 15, 2017

    OFFICIAL versions conflict about why Romel Chakma — a 20-year old HSC examinee and leader of the Pahari Chatra Parishad (Hill Students Council) — was...

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