Monthly Archive: April 2015

Apr 21

বুয়েটে শিক্ষক হামলায় উস্কানি যুগিয়েছে ‘বুয়েটের আড়িপেতে শোনা’ ফেসবুক গ্রুপটি

*This post was removed after being posted on somewhereinblog. It is being reposted here ( from google cache ) for archiving purposes. প্রায় ১৪ হাজার সদস্যের (বুয়েট এলামনাই ও ছাত্র-ছাত্রীদের সমন্বয়ে গড়া) ফেসবুক সিক্রেট গ্রুপটি বুয়েটের সুষ্ঠু পরিবেশের জন্য হুমকী হয়ে দেখা দিয়েছে। এখানে মডারেটরদের স্বেচ্ছাচারিতা এবং ভিন্নমত দলন করার হীন প্রক্রিয়া সুস্পষ্ট। এ থেকে শিক্ষকসহ …

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Apr 20

NHRC Chairman Mizanur claims “fanatics” behind sexual assaults; vile narrative to hide real sex offenders

In a not so shocking and thinly veiled comment, NHRC chairman Mizanur Rahman claimed that fanatic quarters were involved in the sexual assaults on women during Pahela Boisakh celebrations at various places in the country, including Dhaka University campus. The statement, though rhetorically appealing to a few and unpalatable to the bulk of us, is …

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Apr 15

Original Letter of Kamaruzzaman Revealed

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An article on the blog Khichuri presents an English translation of a prison letter written by deceased leader Muhammad Kamaruzzaman, the Assistant Secretary General of Jamaat-e-Islam Bangladesh, to the acting leadership of the organisation. He was executed by hanging on April 11, 2015. The original letter of Kamaruzzaman has been recently released for public viewing and …

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Apr 02

Blogger Oyasiqur’s death: Some lives are more valuable than others

In a textbook mode gruesome attack bringing to mind images of machete wielding radical Muslims attacking proponents of free speech, Oyasiqur Rahman Babu, an atheist online activist and member of Atheist Bangladesh, was hacked to death in Dhaka by three cleaver wielding bearded youths on the 30th of March, 2015. It brought to memory the …

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