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    Global step to achieve freedom from war

    Peter Langille | Updated at 12:00am on June 15, 2021

    HUMANITY’S urgent trillion-dollar question is what will stop war and violent conflict? Aside from vast human suffering and death, with ever-higher risks in war, people...

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    Covid-19 and freedom

    | Updated at 12:00am on June 14, 2021

    WHILE the Covid pandemic is and has been catastrophic in ways that we have yet to even begin to come to terms with — and...

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    Declining media freedom hurts democracy, society

    | Updated at 12:00am on May 04, 2021

    AMID continued legal harassment against journalists, with a few journalists are reeling behind bars, the World Press Freedom Day was observed in Bangladesh on Monday. ...

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    Searching for development as freedom

    Anis Chowdhury | Updated at 12:44am on March 26, 2021

    AT BIRTH Bangladesh was described as a ‘basket-case’ by Henry Kissinger, the most arrogant of all US secretaries of state. Two senior World Bank economists,...

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    30,000 homes for freedom fighters in the offing

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:41pm on March 11, 2021

    The Ministry of Liberation War Affairs is going to construct 30,000 homes for insolvent freedom fighters, birangonas, martyred freedom fighters’ family, and widows and children...

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    Freedom of thought and the death of ideologies

    Graham Peebles | Updated at 12:00am on March 10, 2021

    AMIDST widespread mistrust of authority and governing institutions (politicians, particularly governments, are the least trusted group in society), dogma, from whatever source, appears to be...

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    Julian Assange’s imprisonment exposes US myths about freedom

    | Updated at 12:00am on January 05, 2021

    PERSECUTION is not typically doled out to those who recite mainstream pieties, or refrain from posing meaningful threats to those who wield institutional power, or...

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    China slams US national security allegations

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 12:18am on December 05, 2020

    Beijing on Friday lashed out at a claim by the US intelligence chief that China is the ‘greatest threat to democracy and freedom worldwide’, calling...

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    Young filmmakers should have freedom to choose subject

    Tanzil Rahaman | Updated at 11:10pm on October 20, 2020

    Renowned filmmaker Mostofa Sarwar Farooki said that young filmmakers should have the freedom to choose content otherwise they will struggle to develop intellectual diversity. ‘When...

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    6-pt demand turned demand for freedom: PM

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 01:05am on June 08, 2020

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday said the historic six-point demand declared by Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was blossomed before the Bengalis as their demand of...