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Humiliating mediations

Humiliating mediations

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Mon, May 13 2013

It’s no small blow to our standing as a sovereign nation that foreign and international organisations...

In this together

In this together

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Sat, May 11 2013

The decision made by Benetton to continue production in Bangladesh should have the nation breathing...

Time to ban hartals

Time to ban hartals

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Sat, May 11 2013

Though Hefazat-e-Islam had withdrawn their hartal for today, Jamaat picked up the slot, a ridiculous...

Convenient justice

Convenient justice

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Sat, May 11 2013

The International War Crimes Tribunal (ICT) is back in the headlines after Kamaruzzaman’s death...

Rekindling hope

Rekindling hope

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Sat, May 11 2013

Words cannot describe the nation’s relief and elation upon seeing the young RMG worker, Reshma,...

True leadership

True leadership

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Fri, May 10 2013

His actions reflect the type of leadership our country’s actual leaders ought to emulate ...

Time to refocus our attention

Time to refocus our attention

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Fri, May 10 2013

We should also be looking to ensure that workers or their families are compensated While we consider...

Tell the truth

Tell the truth

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Thu, May 9 2013

The DMP commissioner’s claim that there were “zero casualties” in the law enforcement...

Cheap tactics

Cheap tactics

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Thu, May 9 2013

Labour laws require that workers are paid 3 months and 13 days in compensation if factories close...

Wrong time to pull the plug

Wrong time to pull the plug

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Wed, May 8 2013

The government’s closing down transmission of Diganta Television and Islamic TV, alongside the...

Get with the right programme

Get with the right programme

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Wed, May 8 2013

The BNP's recent actions, in light of the country's current political landscape, are ill-advised....

No excuses for Hefazat

No excuses for Hefazat

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Tue, May 7 2013

Hefazat claims there was infiltration by Jamaat and BNP activists who were responsible for the fires...

Spare the children

Spare the children

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Tue, May 7 2013

It’s most unfortunate that children have been thrust into this conflict and were forced to face...

A hard job

A hard job

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Mon, May 6 2013

The authorities were wise enough to recognise its necessity These are truly difficult times for...

Let calm heads prevail

Let calm heads prevail

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Mon, May 6 2013

Hefazat has done itself no favours with its violence and incendiary rhetoric against the government...

Follow the rule of law

Follow the rule of law

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Sun, May 5 2013

The government must ensure that the people’s right to enter and leave Dhaka is uninhibited By the time...

Give access to the press

Give access to the press

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Sun, May 5 2013

The CNN interview covered the Savar tragedy from various dimensions Sheikh Hasina's...

Let unity reign

Let unity reign

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Sat, May 4 2013

In the wake of the recent Savar tragedy, it is encouraging to see that political leaders in our country...

Respect for all

Respect for all

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Sat, May 4 2013

Despite the government urging Hefazat-e-Islam to withdraw their May 5 Dhaka blockade, the latter has...

Who runs Rana?

Who runs Rana?

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Fri, May 3 2013

Sohel Rana was one of Jang’s men, and a particularly nefarious one Sohel Rana has been crowned...

Change in labour rights starts now

Change in labour rights starts now

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Fri, May 3 2013

The reality is that our country’s workers are often treated little better than slave labour...