Close

Support Global Voices

To stay independent, free, and sustainable, our community needs the help of friends and readers like you.

Donate now »

· November, 2006

Stories about Bangladesh from November, 2006

Bangladesh: Islam and Iraq

Or how I learned to stop worrying on a Muslim reaction to the situation in Iraq. “Who says that Muslims, just like everyone of good conscience, are not horrified by...

Bangladesh: Take Back Bangladesh

drishtipat on a concert called Take Back Bangladesh. “The idea behind Take Back Bangladesh is to reconnect the people, especially the younger generation, who are turned off by politics as...

Bangladesh: Names, caste and family

What's in a name? At the Bangladeshi LJ community, a member writes about experiences with caste, name and marriage. “The question here is, how do the majority of this generation...

Bangladesh: On Nur Hossain and Democracy

Ahmede Hussian remembers a man who of 26 years who died in 1987. “On the 10th November of 1987, Nur Hossain, an auto rickshaw driver and an activist of Awami...

Bangladesh: Family in the country

Andrew Morris on family in Bangladesh and UK. “It never ceases to amaze me here that ‘family members’ can travel across the country, turn up unannounced at a relative's home,...

Bangla blogs discuss politics and elections in Bangladesh

A growing sense of discontent in palpable in the Bangla blog world with citizens of Bangladesh voicing strong concerns about the current socio-political condition in the country. Chief Election Commissioner...

Bangladesh: In Pictures

Bangladesh is going through a difficult time. Elections around the corner, discussions on authority and the state. Drishtipat puts together a series of photographs that quite well encapsulate the current...

Bangladesh: The Constitution

Salam Dhaka on the tense political situation in Bangladesh and a brief look at the constitution. ” Yesterday, out of sheer frustration, I read our constitution. I stopped half-way because...

Bangladesh: The Voters List

Drishtipat on the issue of voters list for elections in Bangladesh – providing a chronology of events and process. “Throughout the process described above, there is clear evidence of bias...

Bangladesh: Black Badge for Free Elections

Protest finds different ways of expression. Take Back Bangladesh on the black ribbon, and why your blog should wear one to support free and fair elections in the country. “Back...

South Asia: Politics, Happiness, Religion and The Birds

The latest from different blogs about the following South Asian Countries: Bangladesh: Bangladesh is facing a political crisis. Unheard Voices: Drishtipat group blog informs about a citizens movement in Bangladesh...

South Asia: Tasers and students in UCLA

An Iranian-American student at UCLA was repeatedly shot with a taser for passively resisting arrest. Sepia Mutiny has more – with a video shot by an eye-witness, who uploaded it...

Bangladesh: Class struggle

morris the pen on education and children in Bangladesh, questioning methods that don't really appear to add value to the process. “Perhaps the biggest problem in our education practice here,...

Bangladesh: The violence in the last five years

Salam Dhaka posts a link to a video that highlight “The five year reign of terror that branded the Nizami-Khaleda rule.” (2001 – 2006). [Note – Video contains graphic images.]

Bangladesh: Segregating and Bengali Classes

a bengali in TO writes on sex-segregated schools in Canada and the Middle East, reflecting on personal experiences. “The reason Bengali class was so popular was that it was the...

Voices from South Asia

Bangladesh: Asif of Unheard Voices: Drishtipat Group Blog analyzes the current political situation in Bangladesh and urges all the Bangladeshis to take a non-partisan moral stand to get out of...

Bangladesh: Strikes, livelihood and politics

Journal of a disturbed mind comments on the politics of strike (oborodh) in Bangladesh, linking these strikes to political parties and loss of livelihood. “To me, the situation is like...

Bangladesh: A debate on Presidential Rule

drishtipat has an interesting discussion on the nature of the government in Bangladesh, asking if there is a presidential form of government.

South Asia: Macaca, YouTube and Elections

Quite a few blogs have had a reaction to the elections in the US. Sepia Mutiny reflects on the Macaca incident that was widely blogged. “There was a bit of...

Bangladesh: Minorities and attitudes

Rezwan reflects on being a member of a minority and the attitudes towards minorities in South Asia. “Or is this how minorities think? Is it an inferiority complex? Why do...

Receive great stories from around the world directly in your inbox.

Sign up to receive the best of Global Voices!

Submitted addresses will be confirmed by email, and used only to keep you up to date about Global Voices and our mission. See our Privacy Policy for details.

Newsletter powered by Mailchimp (Privacy Policy and Terms).

* = required field
Email Frequency



No thanks, show me the site