Author Archives: dpwriters

On Public Indebtedness

Jyoti Rahman

Published in the Daily Star Forum on 5 September 2011.

This piece asks whether Bangladesh could have done better.

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Who is ‘Indigenous?’

Wasfia Nazreen.

Published in the Daily Star Forum on 5 September 2011.

This piece elaborates on the concept of indigenousness in the context of Bangladesh.

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Bangladesh-India: Conflicts over land and maritime boundaries

Syeed Ahamed

Published in the Daily Star Forum on 5 September 2011.

This piece revisits the lessons learnt from two exceptional boundary disputes to highlight some policy priorities.

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Anna bhai, Gandhigiri and us

Asif Saleh.

Published in BDnews24 on 30 August.

This piece considers the impact of Anna Hazare’s campaign on Bangladeshi politics.

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They are just too powerful – but are they? (In memory of all those we lost in road accidents)

Mridul Chowdhury

Published in BDnews24 on 17 August 2011.

This piece calls to bring into account the vested interests that defend the status quo in our transport sector.

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Of punishment and clemency

Syeed Ahamed.

Published in BDnews24 on 2 August 2011.

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“I ain’t indigenous” – reflection of a Bengali

Wasfia Nazreen

Published in BDnews24 on 28 July 2011.

This piece challenges Bangladesh government’s position on the constitutional recognition for the indigenous peoples.

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Back to Black

Shahana Siddiqui

Published in the Daily Star Forum on 4 July 2011.

This piece argues that the case of Rumana Monzur and others will simply fade in and out of newspaper headlines and civil society interest.

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Rumanas, and Why they Stay

Hana Shams Ahmed.

Published in the Daily Star Forum on 4 July 2011.

This piece argues that we are all accomplices to the violence carried out against women in our society.

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The Economics of Our Loins

Farah Mehreen Ahmad

Published in the Daily Star Forum on 4 July 2011.

This piece examines the issue of women’s bodies as sites of violence.

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