Investigative journalist and self-described anarchist Tasneem Khalil is the editor-in-chief of Netra News and author of the book, _Jallad: Death Squads, and State Terror in South Asia_ (2016). We speak to this leading commentator on Bangladesh to glean insights into the current state of affairs in a country described as moderately Muslim and a democracy.
The Shuddhashar Free-thought Podcast releases issue-centric podcast episodes. For each episode, we invite an academic, writer, or activist to share their experiences working on a particular sociopolitical issue. Most of our podcast guests are also contributors to our theme-based magazine issues.
In this episode, we highlight the special issue on LGBTIQ+ rights in a conversation between guest editor Shakhawat Hossain Rajeeb and contributors Orchi Lohani and Ibtisam Ahmed. The three discuss the realities of queer activism and solidarity, and how platforms like Shuddhashar play a crucial role in supporting marginalized voices.
A Conversation with Supriti Dhar. Supriti Dhar is a journalist and a women’s rights activist. She is the Founder Editor of Women Chapter, womenchapter.com/ , the first-ever online writing platform for women in Bangladesh. Since its inception in 2013, the Women Chapter has received national and international awards. Currently, she is living in Sweden …