Kamal Ahmed | The Daily Star
  • Kamal Ahmed

  • Jihadists of Bangladeshi descent

    The verdict rejecting the appeal of the so-called ISIS bride, Shamima Begum, has stoked an important debate in the United Kingdom, raising serious concerns and anxiety among migrant families and rights activists.
  • Dhaka’s crucial role in enforcing ICJ ruling

    On January 23, when the President of the International Court of Justice (ICJ), Abdulqawi Ahmed Yusuf, at the onset of his deliberations pronounced that “the Court’s references in this Order to the Rohingya should be understood as references to the group that self-identifies as the Rohingya group,” some of us in the press room were elated.
  • Distrust of Police: Neither good for public nor for police

    Going by social media trends, the arrest of the alleged rapist of the Dhaka University student has failed to convince a significant number of people that he is indeed the real offender.
  • Why is most of Asia looking away from Myanmar?

    The latest resolution passed by the United Nations General Assembly condemning rights abuses against Rohingya Muslims and other minority groups in Myanmar was the third such resolution on the subject.
  • Has Bangladesh provided an excuse for Suu Kyi’s defence?

    It was another reprehensible act of genocide denial. While defending the indefensible at the world court, the International Court of Justice