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· August, 2012

Stories about Bangladesh from August, 2012

19 August 2012

India: Assam Riots – Truth Vs Hype

In July, clashes between indigenous Bodo tribes and Muslim settlers in the Indian State of Assam broke out which lead to riots, killings and mass displacement. After almost a month...

11 August 2012

Bangladesh: Ugly and Deadly Billboards in Dhaka

Dhaka skylines are covered with commercial billboards. These not only block the view of the sky but during string winds and storms they are prone to collapse and harm pedestrians....

7 August 2012

Bangladesh: Citizenship Rights for Myanmar's Rohingya?

Myanmar's Rohingya are stateless, not wanted by any country. The Rakhine Nationalities Development Party in Myanmar is calling for the segregation of Rohingya Muslims from ethnic Arakanese and the Bangladesh...

5 August 2012

Bangladesh, USA: 5000 Miles Bicycle Ride For Climate Awareness

This summer two activists from Bangladesh are riding on a tandem bike to collect and measure the amount of plastic and other waste they come across during their 5000 miles...

3 August 2012

Bangladesh: Save Sundarbans’ Bengal Tigers

Global Tiger Day is observed in 13 countries on the 29th of July each year. This year the slogan in Bangladesh was 'Save Sundarbans Tiger Landscape'. Protests were also made...

Global: ‘International Relations’ Out of the Classroom Onto the Web

"IR has a new dimension and is no longer the subject of a few for discussion." - Former IR Student. "Blogging is not an end in itself or a replacement...

2 August 2012

Bangladesh: High Hopes for Bangla Supported Mobiles

In Bangladesh use of SMS is very low because most imported handsets do not support the Bangla language. To deliver the benefits that mobile technology can bring, development of Bangla...

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