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· November, 2007

Stories about Bangladesh from November, 2007

In the eye of the storm: Bangladeshi bloggers speak

Nari Jibon bloggers posted their reactions on the recent killer cyclone, Sidr, which devastated Bangladesh’s southern coastal regions. Read their first-hand accounts about the disaster, their resillience and relief efforts....

Bangladesh: Of frustration, hope and resolve

Reflecting on the mammoth task of rehabilitation and rescue of the victims of the cyclone, Mukti writes of the frustration, hope and resolve.

Bangladesh: Assessing relief efforts

an ordinary citizen assesses the relief and rescue situation after the cyclone.

Innovative Tools: Live Bicycle Radio

Innovative tools in Colombia and Bangladesh are bringing internet access to communities that would otherwise be disconnected. We take a look at wi-max bicycles in Medellin and mobile phone internet...

Bangladesh: Through the Cyclone

Bangladesh From Our View on the hours through the cyclone and traveling through Bangladesh at that time.

Bangladesh: Know your enemy

At 3rd World View, Rezwan takes a closer look at the reactions of some groups towards aid coming in from the US for the victims of the cyclone.

Bangladesh: The cyclone and the government

Addafication clarifies the author's viewpoint on the possible political fall out as one of the consequences of Cyclone Sidr.

Bangladesh: Helping victims of the cyclone

Bangladesh From Our View on how people can help those affected by Cyclone Sidr.

Bangladesh: On Foreign Aid

At the Bangladesh LiveJournal community, an author reflects on why the country is so dependent on foreign aid, especially in the context of providing relief for the victims of Cyclone...

Bangladesh: On compassion and state boundaries

T’ings ‘n Times is appalled by the response of a commenter who finds the author's concern for the victims of the cyclone in Bangladesh to be dubious.

Bangla blogs seek aid for cyclone Sidr victims

Five days after cyclone Sidr ravaged Bangladesh, news regarding devastation continues to pour in. Despite steps taken by the administration to evacuate a large number of people and put them...

Bangladesh: Cyclone Sidr and the News

Unheard Voices on how hard it is to watch the news about Cyclone Sidr without being moved by the plight of the victims.

Bangladesh: Farmers and the Cyclone

Bangladesh From Our View on the need for farmers to recover from the devastation caused by Cyclone Sidr.

Bangladesh: Investment and Disaster

At LirneAsia, a post discusses the incompetence of the Bangladesh Meteorological Department, and the government's lack of investment in the same – and how it contributed to greater devastation by...

Bangladesh: Helping the victims of Sidr Cyclone

Mash urges people to contribute to the relief efforts in Bangladesh, and Rezwan has a post on how people can help the victims of the Sidr Cyclone.

Rising Voices in Sierra Leone and Bangladesh

This week we highlight developments of two of the Rising Voices grantees in Asia and Africa. Interns at the Think Build Change Salone in Sierra Leone are starting to document...

Bangladesh: Hurricane Sidr and the aftermath

Sidr is a category 4 Hurricane (deadlier than Katrina) raged its severest onslaughts packing winds of 240 kph (150mph) on the southern coast of Bangladesh from about 5:30pm Thursday to...

South Asia: Nathuram Godse in 1949 on Nathuram Godse, who was executed on 15th Nov 1949 for assassinating Mahatma Gandhi.

India: An interview with Wafa Sultan

Cuckoo's Call has the transcript of an interview with Arab-American psychologist, Wafa Sultan, shown on Al Jazeera TV, where she talks of being a secular human being and the idea...

Bangladesh: On Freedom of Speech

Unheard Voices reflects on comment moderation, freedom of speech in the context of Bangladesh today.

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