Ramisa Rob | The Daily Star
  • Ramisa Rob

  • Rage Against Rape

    Many have welcomed the government’s introduction of the death penalty, misconceiving Bangladesh’s rape problem as a quick-fix punishment problem.
  • Inside the unexpected, unstoppable Hong Kong

    When she first heard about the infamous extradition bill on March 31 this year, Adrienne, a 24-year-old Hong Kong national, had lost hope.
  • Kashmir: Why Article 370 and why its abrogation will prove to be costly

    This year, on August 14 and 15, Independence Day of Pakistan and India, celebrations were tainted with the political tensions that followed the Bharatiya Janata Party led Indian Government’s decision on August 5, 2019 to abrogate Article 370 and Article 35a, that granted special status to Jammu and Kashmir, including the right to have its own constitution and its own flag, and residents’ rights and privileges, respectively.
  • Spiralling anger and nuclear dangers

    In the summer of 1945, a jittery premonition marked the lives of the citizens of Hiroshima, as B-29 super fortresses—planes that the Japanese locals called B-San or Mr.B—had been stationed in the northeast corner of the fan-shaped city.
  • A Perpetrator’s Prerogative 

    About a month back, a 20-year-old man—a university student—was accused of sexual harassment and assault by multiple girls who came forward on social media. Following the circulation of posts exposing his alleged behavior, he faced, at max, a blast of “angry” emojis and hateful comments.