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· January, 2008

Stories about Bangladesh from January, 2008

Bangladesh: Islamic banking and jargon

Bangladesh: Democracy and Investment

South Asia: Islam and Democracy

Pickled Politics takes a closer look at Islam and Democracy, particularly in South Asia.

Bangladesh: Cinema, politics, health, photography and history

Cinema: The Bangladeshi film industry nicknamed Dhallywood used to produce decent films for the Bangladeshi society. But with the competition of superior quality pictures from Hollywood and Bollywood, which conquered...

Bangladesh: Dowry and Women

Davos: peeking in and participating through videos

The World Economic Forum´s annual meeting of political and business leaders is taking place between January 23rd and January 27th in Davos, Switzerland. This year, common people can participate in...

Nari Jibon: Bloggers discussing education, emancipation and poverty

Since July Nari Jibon Project staff and students have posted more than 170 articles (in both Bangla and English). Today we feature their stories about their livelihoods and their perspectives...

Bangladesh: A healthy debate

South Asia: SAARC Youth Camp

Bangladesh: On Brown Writing

Bangladesh: Looting a bank

Bangladesh: Cyclone Sidr relief efforts.

Cyclone Sidr struck Bangladesh mid November, and although media attention has waned, the efforts to aid the victims still continue. Vlogger Shawn from the Uncultured project recorded his visit to...

Budding citizen journalists learn about their neighborhoods

Wishing a happy new year to the readers and followers of the Rising Voices. This week we will highlight the updates of the neighborhood diaries project which is growing citizen...

Bangladesh: On Rickshaws

Bangladesh: Labour Riots

The Musee Guimet affair: Part Deux

Last week we reported about the bloggers reactions on the controversies surrounding the exhibition of the masterpieces of Ganges in Musée Guimet of France from the collections of the Bangladesh...

Bangladesh: Lessons from Pakistan

Bangladesh: On Dynasties and 2007

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