Md. Harun Or Rashid | The Daily Star
  • Md. Harun Or Rashid

    The writer is a Research Associate/Lecturer at the BRAC Institute of Governance and Development, BRAC University.

  • Where do we stand?

    There is hardly any need to emphasise the importance of free media for democratic functioning in Bangladesh.
  • Democracy in party constitutions

    A party's constitution encompasses the written rules by which political parties form and organise their affairs. A well-crafted constitution incorporates democratic values and procedures which is an essential first step in party-building.
  • Make Aylan's home safe

    What is the role of world leaders in the crisis? Instead of taking any effective initiative to stop the war, they are providing support to both the Syrian government and the opposition groups, militarily, logistically and diplomatically.
  • Regional Governance Matters

    The majority of the Asian states rejected the International Law on Refugees, established under the 1951 Convention relating to the Status of Refugees and the 1967 Protocol, claiming it to be irrelevant to the Asian refugee experiences.