Kamal Ahmed

The paradox of whitening black money while fighting corruption

Has the government redefined corruption by excluding the concept of black money?

6d ago

Why this intimidating police statement aimed at the media?

The BPSA's warning to the media is concerning given the overall media environment in the country

2w ago

An IGP’s eye-watering corruption takes the lid off patronage politics

Many of Benazir Ahmed's public statements since assuming high office aligned more with the ruling party's political stance than with the neutral stance expected of a civil servant.

1m ago

Is the US resetting relations by applying anti-kleptocracy law?

The timing of the US sanction on Gen Aziz Ahmed raises many questions.

1m ago

Why the hush-hush about MPs’ perks and privileges?

The accused in this case, against whom the opposition chief whip sought the speaker’s intervention, is none other than the populist lawyer Syed Sayedul Haque Suman.

2m ago

Will anyone take responsibility for traffic deaths?

The Eid festivities in April marked a grim milestone with a record number of road traffic accidents and casualties.

2m ago

Inadequacy in law doesn't justify enforced disappearances

Bangladesh has once again denied any instances of enforced disappearance, despite facing harsh criticism from human rights activists and calls from leading Western democracies to investigate alleged cases.

3m ago

Without the restoration of democracy press freedom remains unattainable

““Everyone has the right to freedom of opinion and expression; this right includes freedom to hold opinions without interference and to seek, receive and impart information and ideas through any media and regardless of frontiers.”- This is what article 19 of the Universal Human Rights Declaration promised 75 years ago.

4m ago
July 6, 2024
July 6, 2024

The paradox of whitening black money while fighting corruption

Has the government redefined corruption by excluding the concept of black money?

June 23, 2024
June 23, 2024

Why this intimidating police statement aimed at the media?

The BPSA's warning to the media is concerning given the overall media environment in the country

May 28, 2024
May 28, 2024

An IGP’s eye-watering corruption takes the lid off patronage politics

Many of Benazir Ahmed's public statements since assuming high office aligned more with the ruling party's political stance than with the neutral stance expected of a civil servant.

May 24, 2024
May 24, 2024

Is the US resetting relations by applying anti-kleptocracy law?

The timing of the US sanction on Gen Aziz Ahmed raises many questions.

May 9, 2024
May 9, 2024

Why the hush-hush about MPs’ perks and privileges?

The accused in this case, against whom the opposition chief whip sought the speaker’s intervention, is none other than the populist lawyer Syed Sayedul Haque Suman.

April 28, 2024
April 28, 2024

Will anyone take responsibility for traffic deaths?

The Eid festivities in April marked a grim milestone with a record number of road traffic accidents and casualties.

March 17, 2024
March 17, 2024

Inadequacy in law doesn't justify enforced disappearances

Bangladesh has once again denied any instances of enforced disappearance, despite facing harsh criticism from human rights activists and calls from leading Western democracies to investigate alleged cases.

February 28, 2024
February 28, 2024

Without the restoration of democracy press freedom remains unattainable

““Everyone has the right to freedom of opinion and expression; this right includes freedom to hold opinions without interference and to seek, receive and impart information and ideas through any media and regardless of frontiers.”- This is what article 19 of the Universal Human Rights Declaration promised 75 years ago.

February 7, 2024
February 7, 2024

Election violence, minorities, and erasure of data

Reports of violence against minorities during and after the boycott-ridden, controversial election have raised questions against Awami League’s claimed commitment to protecting the minorities.

January 22, 2024
January 22, 2024

People's loss of faith in elections: To what extent is the EC to blame?

The EC's attempts to portray the election as participatory and fair seem to have been more focused on appearance than on genuine efforts to achieve these goals.

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