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    Freedom Music Fest begins February 6

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:56pm on January 31, 2020

    A three-day Freedom Music Fest featuring 20 local bands will commence at Liberation War Museum on February 6. The festival aims to create a permanent...

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    Negating negative freedom

    Oliur Sun | Updated at 12:00am on December 31, 2019

    INDEPENDENCE — the grand dictum of our liberation from the oppression and discrimination of Pakistan has become a hollow word not only because of its...

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    The Freedom Flotilla will sail again

    | Updated at 12:00am on December 27, 2019

    WHAT is Gaza to us but an Israeli missile, a rudimentary rocket, a demolished home, an injured child being whisked away by his peers under...

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    Abe urges Hong Kong freedoms

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 10:31pm on December 23, 2019

    Hong Kong should ‘continue to be free and open’, Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe told the Chinese president on Monday, as the city is rocked...

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    It’s your gaze, not my dress

    Uchacha A Chak | Updated at 10:45pm on December 15, 2019

    I WAS always afraid of becoming a ‘Laingmak’ (slut in my language) when I was growing up. I wasn’t sure what that the word actually...

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    Bangladesh’s commitment to build up professional armed forces lauded

    United News of Bangladesh. Dhaka | Updated at 12:11am on November 23, 2019

    US assistant secretary of the Army E Casey Wardynski has highly admired Bangladesh’s commitment to building a professional armed forces as well as protection of...

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    Revisiting the Brandenburg Gate

    | Updated at 12:00am on November 15, 2019

    THINKING about why the celebrations to mark the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall seemed so inadequate, I remembered a story told...

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    Lanka prisoners demand freedom after Swede’s killer pardoned

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 12:07am on November 13, 2019

    Hundreds of inmates at Sri Lanka’s biggest high-security prison staged a second day of protests Tuesday, demanding their freedom after the president pardoned a well-connected...

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    Habeas carcass

    AG Noorani | Updated at 12:00am on November 10, 2019

    ‘LAW has reached its finest moments when it has freed men from the unlimited discretion of some ruler, some civil or military official, some bureaucrat....

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    Freedom of speech still gagged: rights activists   

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:43pm on November 02, 2019

    Academics, jurists and rights activists at a discussion on Saturday said the government continued gaging the freedom of expressions, thoughts and mass media by enacting...