Stories about Bangladesh from June, 2008
Bangladesh: Alternate Perspectives
Words & Bites on the need for alternate perspectives and narratives to solve the issue of Chittagong Hill Tracts.
Bangladesh: On Gorkhaland
Unheard Voices from Bangladesh takes a closer look at the Gorkhaland issue in India, and focuses on the apparent Bengali racism.
Bangladesh: Working in Bahrain
A discussion on the state of Bangladeshi workers in Bahrain at Unheard Voices.
Bangladesh: Cultural signifiers
Unheard Voicesem> wonders why the Bangladeshi diaspora doesn't celebrate certain aspects of culture and literature.
Bangladesh: Ignored by all
Bangladesh From Our View on the eunuchs who live on the fringes of society, ignored by the government and NGOs.
Bangladesh: Meeting Dr Yunus
a bengali in TO attends a talk by Dr Mohammed Yunus, who won the Nobel Peace Prize for his work on micro-lending.
Bangladesh: New law against terrorism
The 3rd World View on a tougher law to combat religious terrorism in Bangladesh.
Bangladesh: 12 years on
Unheard Voices from Bangladesh on Kalpana Chakma, a feminist and rights activist who was kidnapped in 1996.
Bangladesh: Trade Deficit
Mukti on the issue of Bangladesh's trade deficit with India and China.
Bangladesh: US, Obama and Dreams
In the middle of Nowhere from Bangladesh remembers life as a graduate student in the US, and reflects on how Obama could have a great impact on segregation in the US.
Bangladesh: Making History
Mash from Bangladesh on why Obama becoming a nominee is a historic event.
Bangladesh: No lunch for garment workers
Bangladesh from our view on the poor working conditions faced by workers in the garment industry.
Bahrain: In the Land of Law
Bahraini blogger Khalid is surprised with the knee jerk reactions taken by the government - after the Minister of Interior issued an order to ban issuing work permits for workers from Bangladesh - in a country which prides itself of being a democracy with laws and a constitution in place.
Bangladesh: EU and Illegal Immigrants
Words and Bites on a new EU directive in question, which deals with the deportation and detention of “illegal immigrants”, which many think may have serious human rights ramifications.