‘Our only aim is to go home’: Rohingya refugees face stark choice

With citizenship in Myanmar still denied, Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh must either live under severe restrictions or move to an isolated island Life in the world’s […]

Pakistan: Shrinking Space for Freedom of Speech

by Mehrooj Rai 1 November 2019“If liberty means anything at all it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.” George […]

Bangladesh: Enabling the Future

The problem in Bangladesh is primarily that no basis was ever established for an effective two-party system, writes William MilamBy William Milam October 18, 2019 “As […]

Where the Uighurs are free to be

Sweden has emerged as a safe haven for ethnic Uighurs fleeing political, racial and religious repression in China The Stockholm suburb of Rissne would seem an […]

Outrage over right-wing Euro-MPs’ Kashmir visit

A group of largely right-wing European parliamentarians (MEPs) have visited Indian-administered Kashmir, prompting outrage from local politicians who have not been allowed to go. The visit […]

Facebook Amplifies Hatred against Muslims in Assam, says Rights Group

The names of nearly 5 million Bengali-speaking Muslims have been struck off the National Citizenship Register in Assam. Zafar Aafaq | Caravan Daily Facebook is being […]

India’s Paranoia about Bangladeshi Immigration

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina jointly inaugurate the Bangladesh Bhavan at Santiniketan, in West Bengal on Friday. Also seen West Bengal […]

Slain student fuels ‘second revolution’ in Bangladesh

By SABRIA CHOWDHURY BALLAND “Liberty must at all hazards be supported. We have a right to it, derived from our Maker. But if we had not, our […]

What’s next for democracy in Bangladesh after the tainted election?

In Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina’s Awami League party has won the elections with a 96 percent majority in the 300-member national parliament. While some say that kind […]