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· December, 2013

Stories about Bangladesh from December, 2013

The Challenges And The Future Of Microcredit In Bangladesh

Scott MacMillan and Priom Ahmed at BRAC blog cites a report from the World Bank’s Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP) which identifies five trends that will define the...

Celebrating Christmas (Bara Din) in Bangladesh

Karim at Amader Kotha writes about how Christmas is celebrated in Bangladesh, a Muslim majority country: The Christian community in Bangladesh may be a minority when compared to the number...

PHOTOS: Humans Of South Asia

"It reminds me to love and respect everybody-- something many people here tend to have forgotten."

Bangladesh Breaks Human Flag, National Anthem World Records on Victory Day

27,117 volunteers stood with red and green placards to form the Bangladesh flag. More than 300,000 people sang the national anthem.

Bangladesh-Pakistan Relations Sour Over Islamist Leader's War Crimes Execution

Pakistan's lower house adopted a resolution expressing concern over the hanging of Abdul Quader Mollah, and some claimed that the real reason for his execution was his “loyalty to Pakistan”.

Bangla Blogging Community Gears Up For The Fifth Bangla Blog Day

On December 15, 2005, Bangla Blogging started its journey through the largest Bangla Blogging platform Somewherein.net [bn] and the community grew larger every year. A section of the Bangla bloggers’...

Jamaat-e-Islami Pakistan Declares Executed Bangladeshi War Criminal Molla a Martyr

Farhan at Guppu.com informs: Jamaat Islami Pakistan has declared Bangladeshi Jamaat Islami leader Abdul Qadir Molla a martyr and his execution a judicial murder. Jamaat maintains Molla was punished because...

Bangladesh Executes Islamist Leader Abdul Quader Mollah for War Crimes

Abdul Quader Mollah was the first to die for war crimes committed during Bangladesh's struggle for independence. His execution sparked a wave of deadly violence from supporters, leaving several dead.

Bangladesh: Where Will The Non-Muslim Go?

Subrata Shuvo at Banglablogging platform Amra Bondhu (We are friends) shares the fear and plights of Non-Muslims as racial attacks on them are on the rise, especially during the political...

Facebook Refused to Delete a Video on How to Make a Petrol Bomb

During the recent political violence in Bangladesh there were many instances of petrol bomb attacks on public transport full of passengers which killed and injured many. A video emerged in...

‘How Many Burning Bodies Will Satisfy Them?': Political Violence in Bangladesh

A spate of politically motivated violence against buses and trucks in Bangladesh has left several people dead and the rest of the country fearful to go about their lives.

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