Monthly Archives: January 2013

Burmese Muslims Stateless at home and no refuge elsewhere!

January 24, 2013
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By Syed Neaz Ahmad Dhaka: THEY are thought to be the world’s most persecuted refugees. It is also argued that they are one of the most forgotten too. In Jeddah prison I saw and met hundreds of inmates from Burma. Thousands of Burmese Muslims from Arakan – often called Rohingyas – were offered a...
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Bangladesh in a cul de sac?

January 14, 2013
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The young South Asian democracy is a good example of how people wishing to progress  towards achieving ‘a government of the people’ can at least claim we are on the road to  democracy. But for democracy to function properly in the People’s Republic of Bangladesh  one thing that must be realised, upheld and practised...
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Delicious Hilsa fish, Bangladeshi Politician and World Bank vs Padma Bridge

January 6, 2013
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  Delicious Hilsa fish, Bangladeshi Politician and World Bank vs Padma Bridge The Hilsa of the Padma river is known by the locals to be the most delicious in the world, Padma also a symbol of faith, hope, substance and sanity for some. The recent scams highlight the government’s struggle to contain subornment, once...
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