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Let me see the world just one more time

They said I would need a mask. ?The smell? they said. It was five days into the accident. But it was no accident. A building built illegally, of faulty construction, showing signs of rupture, had been made their prison. It … Continue reading

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Press statement: BGMEA is responsible for the deaths of Tazreen’s workers

BGMEA is a giant propaganda machinery which protects killers ————————————————————————————————— Organised by Rokeya Bahini 11:00 am, Wednesday, December 12, 2012 In front of BGMEA Bhaban, Panthopoth Link Road, Karwan Bazar Dear journalist brothers and sisters, Many garment workers died on … Continue reading

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Why shall I not resist?

Joli No Udhim Kittei. (Why Shall I not Resist! __ originally written in Chakma and Bengali) by Kabita Chakma by?Meghna Guhathakurta?on Friday, 16 November 2012 at 15:12 ? Poem by Kabita Chakma, translated by Meghna Guhathakurta Recited today ( 16th … Continue reading

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Dignified Intolerance

Creating a diverse and inclusive world is not something that should be debated but embraced?By Laurence Boschetto, Draftfcb CEO and president As Black History Month 2012?which carries the theme: ?Black Women in American Culture & History? ?comes to a close, … Continue reading

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Wearing her ghoonghat a few inches higher

Image and text contributed by Sreenivasan Jain, Mumbai Some text is paraphrased from a recent Book ? Civil Disobedience, Sreenivasan?s father Late. Shri LC Jain, noted economist and Gandhian. This image was photographed in Delhi, shortly after my Paternal grandparents … Continue reading

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Archiving 1971

Date & Time: 12 February, 2012 from 11am to 1pm Venue: Jatiya Press Club, Dhaka (Conference Room) The programme will also be online live at www.drik.tv History, at least in its initial form is generally written by the victor. But … Continue reading

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