It was an experience of a lifetime to be able to experience the sensational verdict session of Delwar Hossain Sayedi, an infamous war criminal in Bangladesh. I entered the court building at 9:40 am last Friday with my friend Udisa. We waited outside the court building for security clearance and finally entered the main room by 10:30 a.m. Then we waited for the judge to arrive.
Date04.03.2013 | 9:48
TagsAbdul Qader Molla, bangladesh, BOAN, Delwar Hossain Sayedi, Dhaka, Manasi Gopalakrishnan, mirpur, Paula Aziz
Since the past few weeks, the youth in Bangladesh have been protesting against war criminals and demanding justice for the victims of 1971. Bangladeshi blogger Paula Aziz says, the movement is an awakening of the masses.
Date27.02.2013 | 13:02
In the second blog in the series, Dr. Kanchana Lanzet of UN Women discusses the role of caste in promoting bias against women. According to the caste system, women, by nature of their biological processes, are “impure.”
Date25.02.2013 | 14:51
Tagscaste system, class, corruption, impure, India, Kanchana Lanzet, patriarchy, rape, sexual assault, unclean, violence, women