Aasha Mehreen Amin | The Daily Star
  • Aasha Mehreen Amin

    Aasha Mehreen Amin

    Deputy Editor, Editorial & Op-ed, The Daily Star

  • A distressfully uncertain future created by the latest US foreign student guideline

    Monday July 6 proved to arrive with ominous news for international students studying in the US, some of them still in the US, others back home for the summer as well as those who were scheduled to start university this fall.
  • Glimpses of the man behind the visionary

    I have often been tongue-tied in the presence of Latifur Rahman. Was it his impassive face and intense eyes that would look right through you, his relentless demand for accurate, precise answers?
  • The universe is shutting us down. Can we restart?

    After washing my hands for the eleventh time today, I am still not completely sure whether I touched something contaminated—the metal tap, the metal doorknob, the metal part of my pen.
  • The Shackles of Womanhood

    No this is not about all the stuff that will make you want to exterminate the male members of the Homo Sapien species. Let’s leave that to the regular pages. Let’s talk about the heaviness of other burdens that we women have been made to believe are crucial to our happiness.
  • The Unhappiness Factor

    When we read about a woman being “gang-raped”, then raped again by her “rescuer” (The Daily Star, October 28, 2019), how long do we spend thinking about the unbelievable trauma this woman has gone through?
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