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· June, 2008

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...

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.

Readers at Unheard Voices respond to the news of a major army reshuffle in Bangladesh.

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...

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.

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