Bangladesh: Silencing Voices With The Digital Security Act

“If all mankind minus one were of one opinion, mankind would be no more justified in silencing that one person than he, if he had the […]

A Tale Of Misplaced Priorities

It’s mind-boggling to think of a situation where there is an urgency, poor people are in dire need, and money is in the hands of the […]

The United States: Cherry Picking Human Rights Issues

“To deny people their human rights is to challenge their very humanity”. ~Nelson Mandela In June, President Donald Trump signed legislation calling for sanctions against those […]

As The Sino-Indian Rivalry Heats Up, Watch Bangladesh Carefully

The ongoing tensions and stalemate between India and China in Ladakh along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) has brought not only the Sino-Indian rivalry into […]

Book launch of Bangladesh: A Suffering People Under State Terrorism (Peter Lang, 2020)

Bangladesh: A Suffering People Under State Terrorism explores the destructive political situation in Bangladesh under the one-party and one-person rule of the despotic Sheikh Hasina. The contributors […]

George Floyd: 8 minutes and 46 seconds

When civility leads to death, Revolting is the only logical reaction. The cries of peace will rain down, And when they do, they will land on […]

Bangladesh And Covid-19: A Disaster Within A Disaster

“The world will not be destroyed by those who do evil, but those who watch them without doing anything,’ ~Albert Einstein The government of Bangladesh seems […]

Lives Or Livelihoods: Evidence From The Spanish Flu

The past is never dead. It’s not even past,” wrote William Faulkner. I think of this line as I continue to study the last great influenza […]

The United States, Trump And The Pandemic

According to the noted American linguist, political commentator, historian and philosopher, Noam Chomsky, the coronavirus pandemic could have been avoided altogether. He notes that among the […]