Monthly Archive: January 2013

Jan 31

4 Islamic activists martyred in Bangladesh

I am shocked beyond words. 4 innocent lives have been lost today (31st of January) in Bangladesh. One policeman also died while on duty. It all started on the 29th of January with, “Scores hurt as Islamists take to Bangladesh streets over tribunal“. In an alarming response, Benazir Ahmed, DMP police commissioner called on police …

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Jan 31

Strong condemnation on publishing fabricated news by The Daily Star

A policeman died at Manirampur, Jessore, Bangladesh. This was reported while police obstruction was in progress of a procession brought out by Jamaat and Shibir in support of hartal/general strike called by Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami. Various TV stations, including ATN News, Ekattor TV and Independent, have independently confirmed that the death of the police constable Jahurul …

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Jan 30

Daily Star hides another truth

Pieces of misinformation are like potholes, until they cover an entire road. That is when that road becomes unusable. The Daily Star strives (again) to ingrain another piece of misinformation about Shibir in the mind of readers in its ultimate goal to taint the organization. In its report published today entitled “Jamaat-Shibir men hold brisk …

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Jan 29

Media Analysis of “Rampage” of Jamaat and Shibir on 28.01.13

News headlines in Bangladesh for 28.12.2013 recounted horrifying stories of clashes of Jamaat and Shibir with the security forces in Dhaka and 3 other districts in Bangladesh.  The Daily Star labelled it “Jamaat Shibir strike terror“, claiming as many as 50 policemen were injured. Its naked hatred towards Jamaat-Shibir was exposed with the following words …

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Jan 14

Why the Economist and Dr. Ghamdi had a point: A response to Bhaskar Roy and Pritom Das

Recently, humungous articles have been published relating to conspiracy against the International War crimes tribunal in Bangladesh by international personalities and media, namely Dr. Ali Al Ghamdi, Turkish President Abdullah Al Gul, the Economist and Human Rights Watch. Pritom Das, in dissecting article published at bdnews24.com, penned “Dr. Ali A-Ghamdi:Luxury of Lies“, on January 8th, …

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Jan 09

Hey Microsoft Word, I want ‘u’ back.

The thought came to me out of the blue. It simply occurred to me how miserable my life had become without ‘u’. When I was a kid, the word ‘colour’ seemed so much more beautiful, so full of life. Similar was the case with ‘flavour’,’neighbour’,’honour’ and a countless other expressions. But all that changed once …

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