Category Archive: Human Rights

Aug 10

Bangladesh Government forces abduct lawyer Mir Ahmad Bin Quasem; share this and raise your voice now

Repression is the daily life norm in Bangladesh. Words sometimes fail to depict the gravity of what is happening in the country at present, as a widely discredited government continues to brutally root out its opponents amidst shameful silence by the international community. Terrorism is the new big boogeyman, and the government in its evil …

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Jul 02

Observations on #GulshanAttack in #Bangladesh

Setting the context: Several days ago, article by prime minister aide and son of Bangladesh PM Sajeeb Wazed Joy in the Diplomat claiming that all terrorists operating in Bangladesh were local and homegrown ABT and JMB, and not foreign trained ISIS. In his article appropriately named “Wave of Arrests Reveals Bangladesh Terror Threat Is Home-Grown. …

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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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