Aasha Mehreen Amin

Aasha Mehreen Amin

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Aasha Mehreen Amin is joint editor at The Daily Star.

December 10, 2022
December 10, 2022

AL's strategy of intimidation may no longer be working

So far, whatever the ruling party has been doing is going in favour of the BNP. 

November 24, 2022
November 24, 2022

How women's secondary status encourages violence

The value of a female is largely determined by what she can offer to her family and society

November 10, 2022
November 10, 2022

News Analysis: An exam question to ignite bigotry

The bizarre and clearly communally inspired section in this year’s HSC Bangla question paper is a dangerous occurrence that could easily have been overlooked had it not been doing the rounds on social media.

October 27, 2022
October 27, 2022

The unbearable smugness of AI

My phone thinks it knows me better than I know myself – how preposterous! Or is it?

October 20, 2022
October 20, 2022

Why people want to leave Bangladesh

There are a litany of issues that make the lives of ordinary citizens difficult.

October 13, 2022
October 13, 2022

University of BCL

The BCL has demonstrated that their “power” lies in their licence to beat up anyone they want, anytime they want – academic decorum be damned.

September 1, 2022
September 1, 2022

Education minister’s comments against bigotry are commendable

It is not always that we see a politician making comments that criticise misogyny and bigotry.

August 18, 2022
August 18, 2022

The Narsingdi incident was a hate crime against a woman, plain and simple

How is it that we live in a society where a woman must endure humiliating attacks from another woman and her male cohorts in a public place for the clothes she chooses to wear?

August 11, 2022
August 11, 2022

Price hike: Don’t worry, be happy – no matter what

If things are bad, there must be a good reason for it.

July 30, 2022
July 30, 2022

Where death follows too closely

Experts and road safety activists scream themselves hoarse calling for the basics.