Rezwan · September, 2011

I am from Dhaka, Bangladesh and I have been blogging at The 3rd world view since 2003. I have been bridge-blogging 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.

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Latest posts by Rezwan from September, 2011

India: A Market For Class Notes

  9 September 2011

Youth Ki Awaaz highlights an online market for class notes in India where students are rewarded for their academic success by getting paid to share and sell their school notes and study materials.

Bangladesh: The Facebook Status Controversy

  9 September 2011

Facebook is becoming a popular social media in Bangladesh like the rest of the world, but your Facebook status can sometime cause you trouble. Actions have been taken by a Bangladeshi court against a teacher living abroad, as a consequence of his Facebook status.

Bangladesh: A Real Reckoning On 1971

  5 September 2011

Naeem Mohaiemen at Unheard Voice comments on the Bangladesh liberation war of 1971: “what we are left waiting for is a deep investigation into 1971– about the nature of violence, crisis bargaining, unintended consequences, and history’s orphans.”

Sri Lanka: The Hunt For Women Bloggers

  5 September 2011

Indi.ca reports that The Women and Media Collective is holding a meeting of Sinhala and Tamil language women bloggers in Colombo on the 9th of September, 2011. The meeting will also be the foundation for a women bloggers’ workshop to be held in near future.

Pakistan: Ahmadi Man Murdered In Faisalabad

  4 September 2011

Guppu.com reports that a man belonging to the Ahmadiyya community has been shot dead. He became yet another victim of the religious hatred being propagated against the minority community in Faisalabad.

Bhutan: Begging Vs. Pride

  4 September 2011

“Beggars are never bankrupt”, and “begging profession is one of the oldest professions like prostitution,” opines Sogyel Tobgyel. The blogger suggests that the Bhutanese people should hold their pride high and address poverty rather than indulging begging profession.

Bangladesh: Overcrowded Trains

  1 September 2011

Photojournalist Monirul Alam posts an amazing picture and a video of people traveling home in overcrowded trains to celebrate eid festival in Bangladesh.

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