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by Sudeep Sen   Soaked in blood, children, their heads blown out even before they are formed.   Gauze, gauze, more gauze ? interminable lengths not long enough to soak   all the blood in Gaza. A river of blood … Continue reading

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Reflections on Bengali motherhood and storytelling

BISWAJIT’S PUBLIC MURDER By rahnuma ahmed I ALTHOUGH Bengali culture would have us believe otherwise, motherhood is not something — regarded by some as an instinct, by others, as a virtue — that is timeless and unchanging. It is social … Continue reading

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An ode to Biswajit

He stopped at every print. Getting close to scrutinise every character, pausing more at some that perhaps stirred a memory. He smiled broadly when I approached him. ?eto amar chobi tulsen? (it is me you?ve photographed) he said. This was … Continue reading

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Journalist?s 11-month-old son killed in Gaza strikes

The story behind the photo: The Washington Post ? BBC journalist Jihad Masharawi carries his son?s body at a Gaza hospital. (Associated Press) The?front page?photo on?Thursday?s Washington Post?tells, in a single frame, a very personal story from Wednesday?s Israeli airstrikes … Continue reading

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Crossfire ? Photographs by Shahidul Alam

Opening Reception & Forum:?Sunday, April 15, 6:00 pm ? 9:30 pm, 2012 Queens Museum of Art, NYC Building, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens, NY 11368? DIRECTIONS Forum & Opening Reception for Partnership Gallery Exhibition in Collaboration with Drik Picture Library, … Continue reading

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I Don?t Want To See Their Faces; I Don?t Want To Hear Them Scream

Published on Monday, March 12, 2012 by?Common Dreams by?Christopher Cooper The whole thing is regrettable, really. Shocking, truth to tell. And so sad, I?m sure, for those people, those blanket-wearing, beard-growing, false-god-worshiping, probably-related-to-terrorists, citizens of Afghanistan whose wives and children … Continue reading

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What does Afghanistan have to do with Vietnam?

Posted by Ethan Casey on March 11, 2012 ? Leave a Comment SEATTLE ? Well, the latest news is that a lone U.S. serviceman has gone on a shooting rampage outside Kandahar and killed at least 16 people. The Los Angeles Times reports: The shooting early Sunday … Continue reading

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