C R Abrar | The Daily Star
  • C R Abrar

    Professor of International Relations at the University of Dhaka. He researches and writes on rights and migration issues.

  • What the Prothom Alo case tells us about Press Freedom

    Days ago, the editor of the leading Bangla daily Prothom Alo and a few of his colleagues were forced to secure higher judiciary intervention that ordered law enforcers not to harass or arrest them until the hearing on a bail petition in a lower court.
  • Parliamentarians’ assault on the rule of law

    In the annals of Bangladesh’s parliamentary history, January 14, 2020 has secured special significance.
  • Killings at the Bangladesh-India border

    January 7 marked the ninth anniversary of the gruesome killing of Felani Khatun, 15 years old, at Anantapur border of Phulbari Upzila
  • NRC, CAA and Bangladesh

    Finally the tides of uncertainty and insecurity generated by the National Register of Citizens (NRC) and the Citizenship Amendment Act
  • The fallen angel dances with the devil

    Late last week, Burma announced that its de facto head, Aung San Suu Kyi, will appear before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to defend the country against allegations of genocide.