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· March, 2008

Stories about Bangladesh from March, 2008

Bangladesh: On Wilders’ Fitna

a bengali in TO has a look at Geert Wilders’ Fitna and finds it unimpressive and amateurish even for a rant.

South Asia: Anti-Islam film

Voice of South on a controversial anti-Islam film made by a member of the Dutch parliament.

Bangladesh: Remembering a genocide

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...

South Asia: On Tibet

Pickled Politics on the reactions of various countries on the issue of Tibet and China.

26th March – Bangladesh celebrates the Declaration of Independence

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...

Bangladesh: Cartoonist released

Unheard Voices announces the release of the cartoonist Arif, after six months of being detained.

Bangladesh: The promise of America

Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying writes on the promise of America as articulated by Obama.

South Asia: Talking about abuse

Out Against Abuse asks why discussing the issue of domestic violence is so taboo, especially in the South Asian community.

Bangladesh: Fighting the cycle of poverty

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...

Bangladesh: 60 years of the Communist Party

black and gray on the 60th anniversary of the Communist Party of Bangladesh.

Bangladesh: In Jeddah

Unheard Voices on the plight of Bangladeshi migrants in Jeddah (Saudi Arabia).

Bangladesh: Gay in Bangladesh

Himal on the assertion of identity by homosexual men in Bangladesh.

Bangladesh: Safety and Women

joybangla offers personal safety tips to women in Bangladesh.

Bangladesh: Poetry and Women's Day

Bangladesh From Our View has a collection of poems by the students of the Nari Jibon project on Women's Day.

Pakistan, Bangladesh: Generals and Judges

Words & Bites points to the parallels between Bangladesh and Pakistan when it comes to courts and juges.

Women Hold Up Half the Sky: A Poetry Jam

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...

South Asia: On the Ganges

End Poverty in South Asia on the importance of the Ganges river to the people of the sub-continent.

Bangladesh: Business journalism

Bangladesh Corporate Blog on the changing nature of business journalism in the country.

Bangladesh: Second dirtiest city

Forbes Magazine lists Dhaka as the second dirtiest city in the world - The 3rd World View on how Bangladesh could correct the situation.

Bangladesh: Interview with Amitav Ghosh

black and gray from Bangladesh has an interview with the author Amitav Ghosh.

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