Najrul Khasru | The Daily Star
  • Najrul Khasru

  • Why citizens must speak out against injustice

    The first amendment to the United States Constitution declares that government shall make no laws “abridging the freedom of speech”.
  • Every Life Matters

    No man is above the law and no man is below it: nor do we ask any man’s permission when we ask him to obey it.” — Theodore Roosevelt
  • A tale of two women

    IT was an evening in May 1989. Kiranjit Ahluwalia, an Indian woman living in a small town in England, served her husband his dinner.
  • Tap into resources abroad to develop human capital at home

    Three years ago, the then president of Uruguay, José Mujica, travelled to Berlin to meet Chancellor Merkel. She had already been in office for 10 years and was well accustomed to receiving Third World leaders seeking monetary assistance to contribute to the development of their countries. If she thought she was about to meet another such leader, she was in for a surprise.
  • Human rights and detention of the mentally ill

    The International Bill of Human Rights together with the CRPD provides a comprehensive charter, among other things, to be adopted by a ratifying state for a modern and non-discriminatory mental health system.