In this Era of Authoritarianism

April 30, 2018 Masum Billah 0

According to the latest edition of The Economist Intelligence Unit’s Democracy Index, more than half of the 167 countries have their democracy rankings declining.  This latest report is alarming especially at a time when the U.S., with its ‘flawed democracy’, has a President who borrows tactics from authoritarian rulers and praises them in public. […]

Genocide Lurking over Rohingyas

September 11, 2017 Masum Billah 0

Rohingyas are the most persecuted ethnic minority in the world. They live in the Rakhine state of western Myanmar. These ethnically Muslim minority Rohingyas are around a million in number. They have been living in […]

UN Demands Nationality for the Rohingyas in Myanmar

September 5, 2017 Global Desk 0

The UN Secretary António Guterres has demanded nationality for the persecuted Rohingyas in the Rakhine State of Myanmar. The Secretary-General said he is “deeply concerned about the security, humanitarian and human rights situation in Myanmar’s Rakhine State.” […]