Posts Tagged ‘ bangladesh ’

Letting Shadows Fall Behind

Mar 8th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest, Media Watch, World

When a friend from Bangladesh gifted me a jute bag with the Bangladesh flag motif painted on it, I asked her to explain the symbolism. She told me it stood for the rising sun over the green fields, reddened with the blood of liberation martyrs. After the terrible atrocities in 1971 in which many innocent […]

Burma is Burning

Jul 29th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest, Media Watch, Pakistan, Religion, World

Burma is burning and most of us are conveniently silent …. Some believe that death toll is not high enough to condemn the killings because  few dozens have been murdered and few women have been raped; not a big deal because they were muslims. Some others say that we are far away from Burma, so […]

Man of integrity

May 19th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest, World

In 1305, a Scottish knight, a main leader of Scotts was captured by the English Army and later on brought before the then English ruler, King Edward I. The charges against the knight were of most serious level and treason was among one of those. The knight was ordered to be executed through severe physical […]