Friday, 31 August 2007

Open letter from M Sanjeeb Hossain

My father told me that he sincerely believed that if these demands are met, stability in our country would return and the Bangladesh Armed Forces would return to the barracks as heroes. He also told me that it would be fatal if the Bangladesh Armed Forces failed in their mission to restore democracy in our country. He told me that the Army could no

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Fear and Retribution in Bangladesh

During last week’s mass protests in Bangladesh a demonstrator, possibly a student, lunged toward a Bangladesh army man with his feet raised in anger. The army man was running in fear to escape the fury all around him. A photographer from the Daily Star newspaper captured the moment in a dramatic photograph that has stripped bare the iron fist of th

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Wednesday, 29 August 2007

Anwar Choudhury, British High Commissioner in Dhaka

On August 26, the British High Commissioner to Bangladesh, Anwar Choudhury, apparently went off the reservation. After meeting with the foreign advisor in Dhaka Mr. Choudhury was the only foreign envoy to face the media. He apparently had a lot to say.

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Internet tamasha rolls on

It was December 26, 2006. With one quick tapping, Mother Nature triggered the largest telecommunications outage in years, cutting off or slowing telephony plus Internet traffic in Asia. From Beijing to Bangkok. ..

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Sunday, 26 August 2007

Pod: Anwar Hossain tortured in DGFI “black hole”

In his second round of interview with Tasneem Khalil, M Sanjeeb Hossain, son of detained DU Professor Anwar Hossain, detailed what his father told him about the DGFI “black hole,” his torture and what happened in the court. Considering its significance, this pod was recorded both in English and Bangla.

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Tuesday, 21 August 2007

Special Newsline: DU Riot

Anti-army riots in Dhaka University continues as thousands of students clash with police and army demanding immediate army pull-out from their campus. An E-Bangladesh news team is now on the ground. We expect to update our coverage with exclusive photos and videos from Dhaka later in the evening. Meanwhile, incoming reports [via news text] from our

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