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· March, 2008

Stories about Bangladesh from March, 2008

Bangladesh: Remembering a genocide

  27 March 2008

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.

26th March – Bangladesh celebrates the Declaration of Independence

  26 March 2008

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...

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Bangladesh: Fighting the cycle of poverty

  17 March 2008

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...

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Women Hold Up Half the Sky: A Poetry Jam

  9 March 2008

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...

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