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Shahbagh People’s Movement: New Generation Challenging the Unjust Structure

By. Mohammad Shahid Ullah Shahbagh movement is a new concept and milestone in the political history of Bangladesh that began on February 4, 2013. It’s a people’s movement organized by the Bangladesh Online Activist Network (BOAN)-a loose and informal network of youth bloggers, demanding capital punishment of war criminals of 1971, ban Bangladesh Jamat-e-Islami-JI (a communal fundamentalist party) for their…

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‘GUILTY AS FRAMED’

Democracy is applauded as one of the best types of government primarily because it allows freedom to rebel, freedom to speak out, raise voices against the government. But today it seems to have lost one of its founding pillars. Today, practising this right to speak out is neither encouraged nor accepted. India, which claims itself to be the biggest democracy…

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