Stories about Bangladesh from March, 2008
a bengali in TO has a look at Geert Wilders’ Fitna and finds it unimpressive and amateurish even for a rant.
Voice of South on a controversial anti-Islam film made by a member of the Dutch parliament.
The 3rd World View and Mash write about an online initiative called the Bangladesh Genocide Archive – an attempt to document various testimonies, memories and articles of the events of 1971.
Pickled Politics on the reactions of various countries on the issue of Tibet and China.
As Bangladesh celebrates its Independence Day on 26th March, the Bangla blogosphere is inundated with posts reliving the horrific Operation Searchlight that was launched by the Pakistan Army on 25th March 1971, in a desperate attempt to stamp out the Bengali Nationalist movement. Abul Bahar brings to life that fateful...
Unheard Voices announces the release of the cartoonist Arif, after six months of being detained.
Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying writes on the promise of America as articulated by Obama.
Out Against Abuse asks why discussing the issue of domestic violence is so taboo, especially in the South Asian community.
In this week's roundup we will highlight some of the discussions happening in the Bangladeshi Blogosphere on the issues of Poverty, LGBT and Travel . Poverty: Bangladesh is a developing country and the main problem of this country is overpopulation. It has one of the highest population density among the...
black and gray on the 60th anniversary of the Communist Party of Bangladesh.
Unheard Voices on the plight of Bangladeshi migrants in Jeddah (Saudi Arabia).
Himal on the assertion of identity by homosexual men in Bangladesh.
joybangla offers personal safety tips to women in Bangladesh.
Bangladesh From Our View has a collection of poems by the students of the Nari Jibon project on Women's Day.
Words & Bites points to the parallels between Bangladesh and Pakistan when it comes to courts and juges.
In celebration of International Women's Day, Rising Voices grantee and Nari Jibon founder, Kathryn Ward, came up with the idea of a friendly poetry competition among Rising Voices bloggers. Participants of the ten citizen media outreach projects were given a week to write and submit their poems related to the...
End Poverty in South Asia on the importance of the Ganges river to the people of the sub-continent.
Bangladesh Corporate Blog on the changing nature of business journalism in the country.
Forbes Magazine lists Dhaka as the second dirtiest city in the world - The 3rd World View on how Bangladesh could correct the situation.
black and gray from Bangladesh has an interview with the author Amitav Ghosh.