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· February, 2014

Stories about Bangladesh from February, 2014

Bangladeshis Protest Bollywood Film ‘Gunday’ for Misrepresenting Liberation War

The film treats the 1971 war as simply a war between India and Pakistan, leaving out the fact of Bangladesh's struggle for independence from Pakistan.

Al Qaeda Calls for Jihad in Bangladesh

"The Zawahiri message [...] is a stark reminder that we have an enemy at the gate, and only together we can defeat it.

[Photos]: Birds Of Bangladesh

For a foreigner it’s hard to identify birds in Bangladesh as local books often have the wrong names in English, and Western books don’t have the Bangla names. The Face...

An Info-Activism Tool-Kit on Women's Rights Campaigning

The Women's Rights Campaigning: Info-Activism Toolkit by Tactical Technology Collective is a new guide for women's rights activists, advocates, NGOs and community based organizations who want to use technology tools...

Anniversary of The Shahbag Movement

February 5th marks the one year of the Shahbag Movement in Bangladesh. A three day long event (5-7 of February) was celebrated in the country and abroad to mark this...

Hollywood-Style Bank Heist in Bangladesh Ends in Arrest

A pair of men managed to steal 169 million Bangladeshi taka (about 2.2 million US dollars) from a bank vault by digging a 30-foot-long underground tunnel leading to it.

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