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. As the translator coordinator for the Global Voices Bangla Lingua I love translating selected Global Voices posts into my mother tongue Bangla. Follow me at @rezwan.
Latest posts by Rezwan from July, 2017
The country is tilting toward authoritarianism as growing accusations mount against President Yameen for silencing dissent and imprisoning political opponents including former President Nasheed, under allegedly made up charges.
"The waterlogging in Chittagong has worsened today. It seems nobody cares. God save everyone."
"No, Mr. Mayor, nobody has called you to fix mosquito nets inside their homes. You were given the responsibility to kill mosquitoes so we don't require mosquito nets..."
"The mainstream media is spreading the news with enthusiasm. This is leading to more people being interested in killing these animals."
There are currently 319 cases being heard in the courts under Bangladesh's notoriously broad ICT Act. Many of them involve lawsuits against journalists.
"Just think about it, the packets that end up on a street corner or in a dump grow into a plant."
"Present government has discontinued non-veg food in Air India economy class....no justification given...another act of moral policing..."