Saleem Samad

Peace remains elusive for hill people in the CHT

In CHT, apparently, a de facto military rule continues, and ‘Operation Uttaran’ has not been withdrawn, even though it was agreed in the accord to stop targeting the hill people. The authorities are engaged in anti-accord activities with the settlers as an excuse to provide security and protection. The Adivasis continue to suffer in pain …

Peace remains elusive for hill people in the CHT Read More »

Thaw in Bangladesh, Pakistan, relations?

The Pakistani press deliberately avoided the exchange between the Pakistan High Commissioner to Bangladesh Imran Ahmed Siddique and the Bangladesh PM. There was lots of enthusiasm in the national press in Pakistan and among the Hawks in Islamabad, regarding the ‘quiet diplomacy’ of a rare meeting of Pakistan’s envoy with Bangladesh prime minister Sheikh Hasina. …

Thaw in Bangladesh, Pakistan, relations? Read More »

Islamist threat challenges LGBT, Gay and Lesbian in Bangladesh

Tourist’s most popular guidebook Lonely Planet, advises gay travellers to be discreet in Bangladesh, and warns that homosexuality is illegal in Bangladesh, and homosexual acts are punishable under Bangladesh law with deportation, fines and/or prison. In December 2008, Bangladesh was one of 59 countries that signed a statement opposing lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) …

Islamist threat challenges LGBT, Gay and Lesbian in Bangladesh Read More »

শুদ্ধস্বর
Translate »
error: Content is protected !!
Scroll to Top