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Humane First Movement against sexual violence

Humane First Movement against sexual violence

Don’t be ashamed of your story – it will help others By: Shucheesmita Simonti Be Humane First Movement, a collaboration partner of the Bangladesh Workgroup at The Hague Peace Projects, recently started its campaign on the prevention of sexual violence. Md....
Arrest of prominent photographer Shahidul

Arrest of prominent photographer Shahidul

The power politics of law enforcement: Arrest of prominent photographer Shahidul under the unlawful ICT Act  Bangladesh 2019 After the death of two students in a road accident in late July 2018, protests sparked in Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka, with tens out thousands...
​The Life and Teachings of Lalon Sai

​The Life and Teachings of Lalon Sai

By Madeleine Meyjes Lalon Sai was a Bengali poet and singer whose work advocated for interfaith harmony in his work. Lalon’s songs have inspired many and his words can be returned to in order when promoting interfaith harmony. Many of Lalon’s teachings were not...
Political Puppetry Dance in Bangladesh

Political Puppetry Dance in Bangladesh

As a Bangladeshi, you speak up at your own risk By: Shucheesmita Simonti I was very young when I went to a cultural program with my mother and my brother. We saw “Putul Nach”, or puppetry dance (1). It was quite amusing for a 9 year old, and 20 years later, I can...
Remembering Shahzahan Bachchu

Remembering Shahzahan Bachchu

Maybe I’m No Human* By Nirmalendu Goon, Translation by S M Maniruzzaman Maybe I’m no human, humans are different;They can walk, they can sit, and they can wander room to roomThey are different; they are afraid of death, scared of snakes.Maybe I’m no human. Then how...
Think encourages individuals to think

Think encourages individuals to think

Creating multilingual content to spread information Think is a volunteer-led charity that makes engaging videos on history, science, and art. The charity is founded by Bonya Ahmed and Imtiaz Shams- human rights defenders who have been an integral part of annual HPP...