• Bangladesh: Protests Of Students, Need For Caution?0

    August 13, 2018 SAAG By Dr. S. Chandrasekharan A bad motor accident involving the death of two students, followed by violent protests by students, inept handling of the protests by the Government and an indiscreet statement by the shipping and transport minister making light of the accident- all added up to an explosive situation in

  • Bangladesh: Sheikh Hasina’s Son Has Exposed the Deceit in the Case Against Shahidul Alam0

      Sajeeb Wazed Joy’s Facebook post on the photographer’s arrest is full of falsehood, misrepresentations and faulty analysis.   The Wire Analysis     13 August 2018 Sajeeb Wazed Joy, the Bangladesh prime minister’s son as well as her adviser, has intervened in the debate on the detention of Shahidul Alam, the eminent and internationally regarded

  • Noose looms large for Sri Lankan drug dealers0

      Activists and religious leaders oppose the government’s decision to hang persistent offenders Many drugs are smuggled into Sri Lanka on fishing vessels. A Sunday school teacher claims her fisherman father is innocent after drugs were found on his boat. ( photo) Quintus Colombage, Colombo , Sri Lanka August 13, 2018 Harshi Sudarshani, a Sunday school


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  • Bangladesh’s rape epidemic: Are these a case of deviant sexual behaviour or ‘System’s failure’?

    By M Adil Khan 16 May 2019 In Bangladesh incidents of loot, plunder, enforced disappearances, breakdown of rule of law, extra-judicial killings, deaths and injuries in road accidents through reckless driving have become parts of daily news.  Lately, news of audacious rapes, abductions of girls and women and sexual harassments in almost all parts of

  • Easter Sunday in Sri Lanka: Crisis, Correction and Hope

    By Asanga Abeyagoonasekera 8 May 2019 “What happened on September 11th is at least, theoretically, small stuff compared to what can happen.” Robert D. Kaplan  I was 16 when I witnessed the horror terrorism first hand. It was the blast I lost my father in. When the long battle ended with the Tamil Tigers in

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