Bangladeshi cinema: Rise, decline and global

3 December, 2021  - By Fahmidul Haq

Cycle rickshaws outside a cinema in Dhaka. Bangladesh has both a substantial film culture and a modest film industry established in the middle of the 1950s. The industry finances were sound in...

Bangladesh’s “minority problem”

12 November, 2021  - By Mohammad Shahabuddin

In December 2020, people from the Chittagong Hill Tracts attend a rally in Dhaka demanding full implementation of the Hill Tracts Agreement, signed in 1997. (Credit Image: © Suvra Kanti Das/ZUMA...

The rise and fade of NGOs?

26 October, 2021  - By David Lewis

Fazle Hasan Abed, the founder of the non governmental organisation, BRAC, with students at one of the organisation's schools. Bangladesh has long been known for both the numbers and influence of...

Long struggle for press freedom

30 September, 2021  - By Kamal Ahmed

An old newspaper hawker in Bangladesh sorts out newspapers to be sold in the morning during the country's recent lockdown. (SOPA Images Limited / Alamy Stock Photo) Though the phrase,...

Beyond Crisis

16 September, 2021  - By Jyoti Rahman

Some of Bangladesh's finance ministers over its fifty years: Tajuddin Ahmed, Saifur Rahman, SAMS Kibria, AMA Muhith and AHM Mustafa Kamal Bangladesh was founded with the promise of political...