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    Mahfuz Anam

    Editor and publisher, The Daily Star

  • Bangladesh High Court

    Requesting the SC to recall its ‘request’

    The reason we say that this “request” couldn’t have come from our Supreme Court judges is that the implication of the “request” is nothing short of death for court reporting. It will lead to shrouding of the judicial process and whatever goes on in the courts into the darkness of night forever depriving it of the “light” of public scrutiny.
  • 'Hatred' is the new terror

    The attack on Twin Towers by Al Qaeda launched the so-called “war on terror”. The massacre of 50 innocent worshippers in Christchurch should now trigger a global “war on hatred”. If the jihadists needed to be reined in, and correctly so, the white supremacists need to be stopped with equal vigour and urgency.
  • 'There's an attack on all forms of intelligence' - Arundhati Roy

    "Ultimately, in the long run, whether we win or lose, we are not going to be on their side. So we might as well do what we have to do as well as we can."
  • In our hearts forever...

    February 21 or Ekushey stands out as a defining moment in our history. A day that changed the course of the Bengali nation when a
  • Editor's Note

    Like the previous years, we are celebrating our 28th anniversary with yet another colourful, well-illustrated 200-page special
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