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ABM Musa

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A Fearless Voice

Once there was a school boy who walked 10 km from his village Dharmapur to see Mahatma Gandhi in Noakhali. He walked on bare foot to hear the great leader preach against the rioting violence, returning home with an enlightened heart. Gandhi had such an impact on the young man's heart that he took it upon him to spread the great man's teachings in his village. Even as a young boy, ABM Musa knew the importance of spreading news and information. And that's probably why we mourn the...

We remember Musa Bhai

WITH a heavy heart, we remember ABM Musa, or Musa Bhai, as he was popularly known among his fellow journalists, who died on Wednesday at a local hospital. He was 83. At his death, Musa Bhai has left a big void almost impossible to fill in the world of Bangladesh journalism. It's not that no other living journalist can match his brilliance or talent. It's about a time, the golden era of journalism, that ended with his going to glory....

ABM Musa (1931-2014)

Cracks in the soul

Cracks in the soul

In October 1997, ABM Musa was part of the Bangladesh prime minister's team to the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Edinburgh. Sensing that there was really little for him to do, he asked me in humorous fashion, "Badrul, have you brought me to Britain to walk around, eat hamburgers and do nothing else?" He was trying to prove a point: good journalists, once they find they are suddenly free of writing, are in a state of chaos. Work keeps them going. It kept Musa, our very dear Musa Bhai, going all his life. That life, definitely a rounded one made substantive by the energy he brought into it over...

ABM Musa dies

ABM Musa dies

Veteran journalist ABM Musa passed away at Labaid hospital in the capital this afternoon. He was 83. Musa breathed his last at 1:15pm at the hospital, Saifur Rahman, manager, told The Daily Star. His body was taken to his residence at Iqbal Road in Mohammadpur area half an hour after his death was announced. He was critically ill and had been put on life support at the hospital since early Monday. His health condition was gradually deteriorating yesterday. Musa had been suffering from complications for quite some days. "Doctors kept him on artificial ventilation as his heart and kidneys have been damaged," Dr Boren Chakraborty, a cardiologist treating Musa, said yesterday adding that a pacemaker...

ABM Musa on life support

ABM Musa on life support

Veteran journalist ABM Musa has been kept on a life support system at Labaid hospital in the capital since Monday. "Doctors kept him on artificial ventilation as his heart and kidneys are not functioning," said Dr Boren Chakraborty, a cardiology specialist of the hospital. A pacemaker has been installed into his body to maintain normal...

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