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How democracy backslides

We are living in a time which can no longer be described as a democratic era. Almost 61 percent of the global population now live

A victim no more

Do you remember the 13-year-old girl from Ullahpara, Sirajganj, who was gang-raped by members of the then ruling party after the 2001 election? Do you remember her portrait that was published in...

September 20, 2019
September 20, 2019

How democracy backslides

We are living in a time which can no longer be described as a democratic era. Almost 61 percent of the global population now live

February 1, 2019
February 1, 2019

A victim no more

Do you remember the 13-year-old girl from Ullahpara, Sirajganj, who was gang-raped by members of the then ruling party after the 2001 election? Do you remember her portrait that was published in...

January 11, 2019
January 11, 2019

What do the affidavits of our MPs disclose about their past?

The past week gave the country a new parliament—289 lawmakers congregated in the Oath Room of the Parliament Complex, stood facing Speaker Shirin Sharmin Chowdhury and took an oath to serve their...

November 23, 2018
November 23, 2018

The Minority Report

While declaring the schedule for the upcoming general election, Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) KM Nurul Huda in his speech on November 8, commented that people “irrespective of their caste,...