Freedom

December 29, 2017
December 29, 2017

Arms for freedom

It was truly a fight between David and Goliath in 1971. The Mukti Bahini fighters fought the war armed with a collection of old and worn out weapons against the mighty Pakistan army, supposedly one of the best armed forces of the time.

April 18, 2016
April 18, 2016

My freedom of expression is probably threatened: Imran

Gonojagoron Mancha leader Imran H Sarker says his freedom of expression has been probably threatened as he talked in favour of the right.

February 9, 2016
February 9, 2016

Free media vital for democracy

The power of the press always overcomes the power to suppress, former Amnesty International chief Irene Z Khan has said.

December 9, 2015
December 9, 2015

Women on the move

Bangladesh hasn't ratified the Domestic Workers Act itself, making it difficult for the government to require the same of destination countries.

December 7, 2015
December 7, 2015

Obama vows to defeat 'new phase' of terrorist threat

US President Barack Obama lays out the most sweeping defense yet of his strategy to defeat Islamic State, but he offered no US policy shift to confront what he called a "new phase" in the terrorist threat after a mass shooting in California.

August 16, 2015
August 16, 2015

Ensure freedom of NHRC: Mizanur

National Human Rights Commission Chairman Prof Mizanur Rahman calls upon the government to take steps to ensure freedom of the commission.

May 3, 2015
May 3, 2015

Govt using state to curb media: Report

The ruling party in Bangladesh is using state mechanisms to curb the media, says a report published by London-based rights group Article 19.

November 23, 2014
November 23, 2014

Interview: Guerrilla Fighter Shahzaman

Shahzaman Mozumder Bir Protik goes back to the heroic days of our 1971 Liberation War and tells the story of the battle of Ashuganj and the Muktibahini's march towards Dhaka.