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Another blogger hacked to death in Bangladesh
EuroNews

Another blogger hacked to death in Bangladesh

Religious extremists are again presumed to have hacked to death another blogger in Bangladesh, the fourth to be killed in this way, in their home, by men with machetes, in the last six months. Niloy Chatterjee, who wrote about secularism, was ... EuroNews, 3 weeks ago
NDTV

Facebook connects 'fighters' …

By | IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News Kolkata, Aug 1 (IANS) A group of youth, who alerted the world to the plight of people in the India-Bangladesh enclaves by uniting under the 'Facebook Fighters' banner, are now busy raising a toast ...
 Yahoo! India4 weeks ago Facebook connects fighters in Indo-Bangla enclaves  Can India News4 weeks ago Facebook Connects 'Fighters' in Indo-Bangla Enclaves  NDTV3 weeks ago
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Livemint.com

Young Facebook activists play key role in Indo-Bangla enclave swap

Cooch Behar: There's nothing new in the use of social media as a tool to foment a civil rights movement. It happened in Cairo's Tahrir Square and in Dhaka's Shahbag, establishing the smartphone as a powerful political weapon. Now, in the enclaves ...
 Livemint.com4 weeks ago

When 'Facebook Fighters' blurred borders

The article below represents a preview only and is not meant for reuse or republishing. Cooch Behar, July 30 -- There's nothing new in the use of social media as a tool to foment a civil rights movement. It happened in Cairo's Tahrir Square and in ...
 HT Syndication1 month ago

How social media helped residents of enclaves get citizenship rights

When the residents of enclaves in India celebrate the end of their life in limbo and start afresh as bona fide citizens, they will spare a silent prayer for Mark Zuckerberg. For people like Jainal Abedin, Saddam Hossain, Jehad Hussein Osama, Taher ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago
Bangladesh Daily Star

An ever shrinking space

Photo: Deviant Art Nadine Shaanta Murshid I have been searching for an apt translation for ghreena ever since I read a comment on a Facebook page carrying a story on sexual harassment on the streets of Dhaka. The comment read something like ...
 Bangladesh Daily Star1 month ago
Yahoo! India

Rising above divide: The Bangladesh Cricket Team

By | Sportskeeda Cricket is more than just a sport for the Bangladesh people Set in the backdrop of a tumultuous political state, the Bangladesh cricket side offers a fascinating story. The exciting brand of cricket played by the ...
 Yahoo! India1 month ago

India's fading regional influence: Falling between two stools

India has dealt with Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Maldives, Myanmar and Nepal in confused and indecisive, if not wholly inept, ways. This has eroded India's influence and legitimacy in the "Gujral Doctrine" countries, comprising South Asia without ...
 Kashmir Times1 month ago
Calcutta Telegraph

Dhaka court upholds death penalty for former minister over war crimes

(Top) A file picture of former Jamaat-e-Islami secretary general Ali Ahsan Muhammad Mujahid; (Above) Bangladeshi secular activists celebrate in Dhaka on Tuesday after the Supreme Court rejected an appeal by Mujahid against a 2013 verdict sentencing ...
 Calcutta Telegraph2 months ago
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