Ahmad Ibrahim

The writer studies at Knox College, USA.

April 28, 2017
April 28, 2017

Ahmed Sofa In Posterity - Muslim Anxiety In A 'Muslim World'

We begin at a time after the battle of Karbala, where the traitor Simar is carrying Hazrat Hossain's disembodied head to Damascus in the hopes of getting a sizeable bounty.

June 10, 2016
June 10, 2016

Addressing the land question

Bangladesh is home to a diverse group of religions and ethnicities, many of whom have culturally different ties to nature and land, and yet the rampant dispossessing of the poor from their lands is...

April 1, 2016
April 1, 2016

Of Rape and Selective Outrage

‘It could've been my sister, it could've been my mother, it could've been me'. Every time the media reports on a story of a woman's rape,

March 25, 2016
March 25, 2016

Jaago Bangladeshi Jaago

45 years ago, at the beginning of the month of March, Yahya Khan announced on televisions and radios that the General Assembly of Pakistan was to be postponed 'until a later date'.

March 18, 2016
March 18, 2016

For Land, For Identity

Just past the bridge that connected the Tea Estate to Chunarughat Upazila, however, you could hear loud voices

March 18, 2016
March 18, 2016

What Happens to Invisible Bodies?

The streets of Dhaka, and really, the entire country, exist in a kind of violence-ignorance dichotomy. We are ready at a moment's notice, it seems, to engage in any kind of mass public beating...

March 18, 2016
March 18, 2016

Violence, Shaming and the Bangali Psyche

It has been estimated that almost 3 crore people in this country use the social media site Facebook. In a country where starvation, landlessness and extreme poverty are still very, very prevalent,...

March 11, 2016
March 11, 2016

Those We Have Collectively Failed Hiramoni Shaotal

On the 2nd of March, Bangladesh beat Pakistan in the semi-finals of the recently concluded Asia Cup. It prompted an outpouring of

February 26, 2016
February 26, 2016

Should the World #FeelTheBern?

The results from the Nevada caucus are in and it is now turning out to be a historic race for the Presidential nominee for both the

February 21, 2016
February 21, 2016

The economics of learning a new language

When we look back at the previous century, we do so today with the wisdom that is only ever afforded to hindsight. But even through