Column by Mahfuz Anam: What constitutes hurting religious sentiments?

The issue of religious tolerance have become a matter of great concern as we see a global rise in narrow-mindedness, prejudice and hatred.

1w ago

Column by Mahfuz Anam: End of academic freedom on US campuses?

The passage of Antisemitism Awareness Act is the most direct attack on the principles and values of the First Amendment in the US.

2w ago

World Press Freedom Day 2024 / Column by Mahfuz Anam: Has Bangladesh gained anything by a restrictive press?

The latest Bangladesh Bank restriction on journalists is anti-democratic, anti-free press and anti-public interest.

3w ago

Column by Mahfuz Anam / EVMs, the EC, and waste of public money

Why did the EVM experiment fall on its face?

1m ago

Column by Mahfuz Anam / Student politics, Buet and ‘Smart Bangladesh’

General students of Buet have been vehemently opposing the reintroduction of student politics on their campus, the reasons for which are powerful, painful, and obvious.

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The war that we need to know so much more about

Our Liberation War is something we are proud to talk about, read about, and reminisce about but have not done much research on.

1m ago

Column by Mahfuz Anam: From largest open-air prison to 'greatest open-air graveyard'

Israel is using starvation as a weapon against the people of Gaza.

2m ago

The speech and those transformative days of March ‘71

The speech was a beautiful blend of clarity for us and calculated vagueness for the enemy

2m ago

Column by Mahfuz Anam: Another veto prolongs genocide in Gaza

The goal of the genocide in Gaza is to take over what's left of Palestinian land.

3m ago

Column by Mahfuz Anam: Death of the opposition in parliament

From Bangladesh’s birth, our opposition bench in parliament has never been strong

3m ago

TIB: The forever ‘villain’?

Learn from its reports and give this anti-graft body its due

4m ago

Column by Mahfuz Anam: Where the PM should really be an ‘Iron Lady’

The PM's 'zero tolerance' against corruption should be implemented with 'zero delay.'

4m ago

From one party to one person: What was de facto is now de jure

The most important outcome of this election is the emergence of Sheikh Hasina as the supreme leader of the country.

4m ago

Column by Mahfuz Anam: Has BNP served its supporters well?

The BNP failed to reap anything effective from the huge public support that it was able to garner late last year.

5m ago

Column by Mahfuz Anam: Is Awami League heading towards a Pyrrhic victory?

What image of our legal system are we presenting to the world?

5m ago

Column by Mahfuz Anam: Israel’s ‘right to self-defence’ and the Palestinians’ fate to be slaughtered

The West's global standing is being corroded by Israel’s flagrant violation of each and every international law in its crackdown in Gaza.

6m ago

Column by Mahfuz Anam: Towards a 'free and fair' election, indeed

What is going on right now is election engineering, not preparation for a free and fair election.

6m ago

Column by Mahfuz Anam: 30 years of leading The Daily Star

However bright our past may be, there is an urgent need to further strengthen public confidence in journalism.

6m ago
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