Mozammel H. Khan

The writer is the Convenor of the Canadian Committee for Human Rights and Democracy in Bangladesh, and a long-time contributor to Mukto-mona.

February 16, 2016
February 16, 2016

Would someone stop the madness of these sycophants, please?

There are many in our land, living either at home or abroad, who possess the unflinching dedication to the values of our Liberation War...

February 9, 2016
February 9, 2016

Let the truth speak for itself

It came to my knowledge through social media that The Daily Star editor Mahfuz Anam in a TV interview has admitted to his “biggest

February 2, 2016
February 2, 2016

Development and Democracy: Time to look to the East

It was December 6, 1971 in the White House situation room when the joint forces of Bangladesh and India were quickly marching towards Dhaka.

December 25, 2015
December 25, 2015

ENOUGH WITH THE DENIAL

The BNP chief, in her first public address in more than a year on Monday said, “There is still a controversy about the exact number of

December 16, 2015
December 16, 2015

THE UN'S SILENCE

Despite history's numerous precedents, the word “genocide” did not exist until legal scholar Raphael Lemkin, a

November 22, 2015
November 22, 2015

War crimes trials: The lobbyists are at work again

The much-awaited verdict on the review petition against convicted war criminals Ali Ahsan Mohammed Mojaheed (incidentally, my

October 31, 2015
October 31, 2015

War Crimes Trials And now the Amnesty International

And now the Amnesty International (AI), the watchdog body for world-wide human rights has come up with a statement on its website under the title Bangladesh...

October 23, 2015
October 23, 2015

Canadian election and Trudeau's victory speech

The general election that took place on October 19 ushers in a new era for Canada, as Justin Trudeau, the son a former Prime Minister and Canadian ...

September 1, 2015
September 1, 2015

Should our professors 'hang' themselves?

As I write this piece, a picture of a stunned Professor Muhammed Zafar Iqbal, drenched in rain, after an assault on a teachers' demo at Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) on August 30 has gone viral, thanks to social networking sites and the media.

August 15, 2015
August 15, 2015

THE SHEPHERD KING OF HISTORY

The tragic hero, Aristotle wrote, suffers a change in fortune because of a mistaken act to which is led by his “error in judgement” or his “tragic flaw”.