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· December, 2011

Stories about Bangladesh from December, 2011

Bangladesh: Suggestions for the New International Crimes Tribunal

30 December 2011

The government of Bangladesh is planning to set up another International Crimes Tribunal (ICT) to help expedite trial of war criminals of 1971. Rumi Ahmed offers some suggestions in this respect, which he feels will enable the government to avoid the controversies dogging the current tribunal.

Bangladesh, Pakistan: Crowd-sourcing Stories Of December 1971

16 December 2011

December 1971 blog is an effort by some Pakistani netizens to crowd-source personal stories of December 1971, when the Pakistan Army surrendered and Bangladesh (former East Pakistan) gained victory in their liberation war against West Pakistan. The goal is to archive the human side of the tragedy from all aspects...

Bangladesh: Restriction In The Hills

14 December 2011

Unheard Voice blog reports that the Bangladesh government has recently imposed strict restrictions on travels of foreign nationals to the Chittagong Hill Tracts. Also, foreign nationals will not be allowed to hold discussions with any indigenous groups or religious groups without the presence of a responsible officer.

Bangladesh: The Mystic Lalon

7 December 2011

Bangladesh Unlocked introduces Fakir Lalon Shah, the Nineteenth century mystic philosopher poet and lyricist of Bangladesh who's song is considered a classic.

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Bangladesh: Lone Woman Shows Resilience by Peaking Summits

4 December 2011

Wasfia Nazreen, a Bangladeshi rights activist and development worker quit her job to fulfill her dream to reach seven summits of the seven continents. Her climbs highlight the resilience of the Bangladeshi people, who continue to face new threats due to climate change.

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