Mahfuz Anam | The Daily Star
  • Mahfuz Anam

    Mahfuz Anam

    Editor and publisher, The Daily Star

  • Jatiya Sangsad

    After 30 years of autocracy’s demise, democracy still remains a distant dream

    Article by Mahfuz Anam on the International Day of Democracy
  • PM’s ‘martial law’ comment reflects people’s deeply held belief

    The blunt statement on September 7 of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in a virtual meeting with the Armed Forces Selection Board—that “we should exclude Martial Law from military lexicon”—was both surprising and refreshing.
  • Injustice, so what?

    The September 2 issue of The Daily Star had two contrasting stories that dramatically expose our hypocritical attitudes towards our expatriate workers.
  • The man, the murder and his destiny

    It is quite astounding that he lived for only 55 years (1920-1975) and achieved so much. He may not have written treaties in philosophy, literature and science but he brought to life a social and political epic that transformed the life of millions of his people and channelled history in a direction that Bangalees only dreamt of but hardly believed that it would happen.
  • Tribute to Latifur Rahman: Two independent newspapers were his gifts to Bangladesh

    He was an editor’s dream of an investor. But he turned out to be so much more. Yes, Matiur Rahman and I run the two papers -- Prothom Alo and The Daily Star respectively -- but it was he who made them happen, with his principles, integrity, courage, steadfastness, strength of character, and unswerving faith in independent media without which, he intuitively knew, that democracy could not flourish.