Zyma Islam | The Daily Star
  • Zyma Islam

  • How to co-opt a forest and its people

    The Modhupur sal forest exists on the map of northern Bangladesh as a small blob of green in what is otherwise a sea of grey. Being designated the colour green on a map is special—it means that patch of land is an unruly,
  • The link between violence and mental health

    Ismail* is about 16–years–old, and lives in Korail bosti with his mother. He comes over once a week to help me clean my house.
  • The one thing missing from the conversation

    What Priya Saha cited to Donald Trump is a statistical fallacy, and downright irresponsible, but what is way more problematic was our reaction to it.
  • Dissecting your gas bill

    Just one paisa of the gas bill being paid by a consumer, means Tk 35 crores in revenue for the utility companies.
  • pathao in bangladesh

    Where is Pathao headed?

    Please accept this letter as formal notification of my resignation from my position in Pathao. As per my appointment letter I am