I am from Dhaka, Bangladesh and I have been blogging at The 3rd world view since 2003. I have been bridgeblogging the Bangladeshi and South Asian Blogosphere in Global Voices since 2005. I am also the translator coordinator for the Global Voices Bangla Lingua and love translating selected Global Voices posts into my mother tongue Bangla. I also like to follow the groundbreaking outreach projects of Rising Voices and write about them. Follow me at @rezwan.
Latest posts by Rezwan
9 November 2016
A worrying pattern of violence targeting Hindu communities and other minorities continues in Bangladesh.
28 October 2016
25 October 2016
The Sri Lankan military is investing heavily in the tourism business. The armed forces have several hotels and resorts, many restaurants and cafes, and other tourist facilities.
18 October 2016
"Don't we as...citizens get a say in whether or not we want to be a part of the commonwealth? Or is Maldives just a one man country now".
13 October 2016
"The argument for Dylan would rest squarely on the quality and influence of his work over the years, and the fact that they have now become classics of modern poetry..."
6 October 2016
"Kicha, you were adorable on the show. For a young six year old to be on Ellen's show was awesome and you did a great job. What an accomplishment."
4 October 2016
8 September 2016
President Yameen and his associates embezzled millions of dollars, bribed judges and other high-level officials, and used influence to remove government workers who stood in their way.
4 September 2016
"We live in a country where a journalist didn't help a poor man carry his wife's dead body to his home so that he could make [...] news on it."
27 August 2016
The suit against Zam revolves a family that is fighting a property dispute against well-connected business man Ap Sonam Phuntsho, who is also father-in-law to the Chief Justice of Bhutan.
16 August 2016
With a focus on India, Video Volunteers trains disadvantaged citizens in video journalism and data gathering so they have a voice in media and can demand their rights.
14 August 2016
22 July 2016
20 July 2016
15 July 2016
Launched in 2013 by an Indian entrepreneur, Chu Chu TV is now the most-watched YouTube channel in Asia Pacific and the second-most watched children's “edutainment” channel in the world.
28 June 2016
A recent report by Oxfam found that 37 percent of the Indian government's primary schools lack adequate teachers due to insufficient funding.
21 June 2016
Four Donors in India Rescued a Man in Bangladesh with a Rare Blood Group. Now What Were You Saying About Borders?
A 25-year-old man in Bangladesh with a rare blood group was going to die without blood donors. When they couldn't be found at home, four people in Mumbai stepped up.
10 June 2016
"The whole world is learning, why should I not learn? I have a lot more to learn. It is important to walk along with the world."
8 June 2016
A new social venture has come up with a simple idea to provide a cheap solution to the problem of overheating in the summer in areas without electricity.
24 May 2016
"Even 10 years ago, a cyclone such as Roanu would kill hundreds, devastate thousands of lives, look how [the] situation has change[d], how the death toll has dwindled..."