Monthly Archive: September 2013

Sep 23

Nannu Leaks: This ain’t just any #ICTScandal (with full video evidence) !!!

Various channels to date have broadcast the interview of Mr. Nannu, a prosecution witness in the case against Ameer-e-Jamaat Mawlana Motiur Rahman Nizami, where a worried Nannu (clearly under pressure from the present government led by Sheikh Hasina) came in front of the media to claim that he is not the same Nannu who was …

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Sep 23

Abdul Quader Mollah sends message to the nation

When family members visited Abdul Kader Mollah after the Supreme Court handed down its verdict of a death sentence, he sent through them a message for the people of this nation. God forbidding, it may be destined to be his last message to this Ummah. “I have not done anything wrong. Allah the Almighty knows …

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Sep 21

I Demand the Removal of the NIQAB BAN at BRAC University

On the 12th of September, students wearing niqab were banned from BRAC University, one of the topmost universities in Bangladesh. This was declared as being due to violation of the dress code issued by the university in question. BRAC University authorities imposed the ban by blocking the ID’s of the said students. According to a …

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Sep 19

How uncorroborated evidence was used to sentence Abdul Quader Mollah

Defying logic and all manner of common sense, the appellate division of the Supreme Court on Wednesday sentenced Abdul Quader Molla, a senior member of the biggest Islamic party in the country, the Jamaat-e-Islami, to death for committing crimes against humanity during the nation’s 1971 independence war against Pakistan. It dismissed appeals made by Quader Molla’s lawyers …

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Sep 16

Biography of Abdul Kader Mollah

Renowned for his social activities, Abdul Kader Mollah is a well known leader. He is presently an Assistant Secretary General of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami. He was born in 1948 at Joripardongi village in Sadarpur thana of Faridpur to a respectable religious family. He started his study life at the Joripardongi Government Primary School. A meritorious student …

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Sep 16

Abdul Kader Mollah: Questions that will haunt your free mind

Abdul Kader Mollah’s appeal verdict will be given any day by the ICT. Few expect anything out of line from the judges, all of whom have been installed with the explicit blessing of the Awami League government, their political affiliation being of paramount importance. So let us recap back to the questions that will always …

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Sep 14

Inu Egging is an act of Democracy

One has heard of the phrase “making a mountain out of a molehill”. Many have tried to modify it in their own various ways and forms to reflect any resultant complexities that might arise while trying to apply the above. In this connection however, Hasanul Haque Inu, the incumbent Minister for (mis)Information of Bangladesh has …

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Sep 11

Shaykh Bdnews and the fatwa boogeyman

“Now Fatwa Against photography!” : http://bdnews24.com/bangladesh/2013/09/11/now-fatwa-against-photography What is so catchy about the following post? In one word, its made to sound moronic. There is nothing to be ‘amazed’ about a fatwa banning photography (although exceptions are labelled in the same article). BDnews can in no way prove that such a ‘fatwa’ is wrong. What BDnews …

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Sep 06

Yes Felani, I am guilty too

It was only a few days ago that the BSF announced that they would hold a trial. A trial of a murder committed on barbed wires defying conscience. A murder that made a nation cry and shamed another. Many rejoiced at the announcement that the family of Felani would get justice and that the people …

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Sep 06

A Grinding Mill called Democracy in Bangladesh: My thoughts

Democracy has always been defined as a system which was supposed to speak for the people, of the people and supposedly represented by the people. The system was supposed give a voice to the silent masses. It was supposed to reflect public opinion. Instead, throughout the world, the system called democracy has morphed into a …

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