Shimanta Jalil, who made headlines last week for saying men would be tempted to rap about women if they wore “indecent” clothes, made another U-turn this week and released his latest album “The Burqa Boys: As A Brother”.
For a good part of the day today, eight out of the top ten reports on The Daily Star’s website were of some incident of rape or sexual assault. These included the rapes of children, of a woman with five children, and also a special needs child.
Now the big question is how many more reports need to come in, before an all-out measure is taken?
Law enforcers in the country are getting ready to retrain themselves on the basics of being a cop after falling for the same trick which leads to a gunfight resulting in the death of the prime accused, and hence almost always a cold lead.
Hasina Akther Huq, former country director for Brac in Uganda during the Ebola outbreak, sees parallels between the current coronavirus situation in Bangladesh and the Ebola outbreak in the African nation.
During an impromptu interview with a, let’s be honest, very B-list Hollywood star, the young girl started the conversation by accurately asking the American star if he had heard of Bangladesh or was confusing it with its neighbouring country.