Zobaida Nasreen | The Daily Star
  • Zobaida Nasreen

  • No confidence vote for the EC

    Since the 2015 mayor elections, we have seen a steady decline in voter turnout in elections in Bangladesh.
  • How could we forget our women martyrs?

    When I ask students and young people if they can name some women martyrs of our Liberation War, I see blank looks or faces filled with confusion.
  • Rokeya and the need for more sisterhood

    In the last few weeks, about 40 Bangladeshi domestic workers in Saudi Arabia posted video messages on social media with SOS calls to be rescued.
  • Is banning student politics the solution to campus criminality?

    The death of Abrar Fahad epitomises the need for tolerance towards dissenting voices. He is a martyr to the cause of free speech. Employing his brutal death to silence political dissent and to eliminate political rights on campus is wrong. He did not deserve such betrayal.
  • What’s wrong with our university admins?

    The last few weeks have been marked by a torrent of revelations about cases of corruption, irregularities and complete subservience to the establishment in the country’s higher education institutions.