Monthly Archive: May 2014

May 31

Zafar Iqbal, the ChetoNazi amongst Us

We know of the fact that intellectuals can shape a destiny of a nation, if they stand by their conscience and what is right. History has given us enough examples of intellectuals who lost the respect of the masses due to sale of their allegiances to the tyrants and oppressors of their people in return …

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May 28

If you are watching this, I’m either in solitary confinement, a hospital bed or dead #FreeSoltan

A new video showing 26-year-old American hunger striker Mohamed Soltan, held in an Egyptian prison for almost 200 days, was aired on Tuesday evening.  The video released by CNN’s Christiane Amanpour shows Soltan speaking to camera and appealing directly to US President Obama and the international community.  “If you’re watching this it means I’m either in …

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May 28

We demand justice for Afzal Hossain, Shibir leader from Rajshahi

After illegally arresting Rajshahi University Shibir leader Afzal Hossain, police have tortured him using hammers, iron rods and sticks, breaking his arms and legs in the process. Officials of Shibir revealed such shocking allegations against the police at a press briefing on the 26th of May, 2014. They strongly protested the incident perpetrated by the …

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May 25

Government behind it all – Killing and abductions continue unabated in Bangladesh

On the 19th of April, at a seminar organized at Spectra Convention Center in Dhaka on shaping and implementing community policies to combat climate change, Information minister Hasanul Haq Inu came up with another great piece of information. He claimedthat “to combat climate change, we first and foremost need to equip and enhance our abilities …

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May 20

Modi draws first blood against Bangladesh. Good job BSF!!!

Narendra Modi may have become India’s prime minister, but the Bharatiya Janata Party leader has a long way to go before he can win hearts and minds in neighboring Bangladesh. In this Muslim-majority country of 140 million people, the Hindu-nationalist Mr. Modi is seen as a controversial and polarizing figure whose confrontational style may harm the …

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May 17

Allama Sayeedi and Delu Razakar are NOT THE same person – Part 1

Allama Delwar Hossain Sayeedi (also pronounced as Sayedee) is a world renowned Islamic scholar, popular politician, two time parliamentarian and revered orator from Bangladesh. His name is pronounced with respect by millions both within and outside Bangladesh in recognition of more than 40 years in selfless service for the dissemination of the message of the …

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May 16

Allama Sayeedi and Delu Razakar are NOT THE same person – Preface

Maulana Delwar Hossain Sayeedi Delwar Sikder Father Late Maulana Yusuf Sayeedi Late Rasul Sikder Mother Late Gul Nahar Begum Late Shonaboru alias Boron Brother(s) 1) Mostofa Ahsan Sayeedi 2) Humayun Kabir Sayeedi 1) Enayet Sikder 2) Belayet Sikder 3) Moti Sikder 4) Fulu Sikder 5) Late Lal Mia 6) Chan Sikder (currently employed in BRDB, …

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