Nazmul Ahasan | The Daily Star
  • Nazmul Ahasan

  • How an unrestricted press could help assuage violence

    There's an increasing inclination, both globally and domestically, among those in power to impede the media.
  • An uneven battlefield

    Among all ruling party-backed candidates in the three-city elections, Khairuzzaman Liton, in Rajshahi,
  • Defining Tajuddin's place in history

    Tajuddin Ahmad was the one who filled a crucial void in leadership during Bangladesh's most important nine months in 1971 after Bangabandhu had been taken prisoner by the Pakistani army.
  • What does the US-China trade war mean for Bangladesh?

    Professor Shakhawat Ali Khan, a veteran journalism professor at Dhaka University, often invokes a Second World War-era story in his classes to make his students realise just how important international affairs is. When the war persisted, many Indians were faced with an increased price of some of their essential commodities.
  • Why women migrant workers are compelled to come back

    From the human rights perspective, the treatment received by thousands of Bangladeshi female workers at the hands of their employers constitutes a grave violation of their rights. Can a human being work for 17–18 hours tirelessly without any day-off—that too at very low wages?