Bangladesh: Living in fear – 11 Ahmadiyya families in Kushtia ostracised

Source: By Amanur Aman | Eleven Ahmadiyya Muslim families at Moheshkhola village in the district’s Mirpur upazila have been living in insecurity after some local religious fundamentalists ostracised them. Around 56 members of the families feared attacks from the fanatics who want them to be declared non-Muslims. Fundamentalists asked villagers not to […]

Bangladesh: 93rd Annual Convention of Ahmadiyya Muslim Community concludes in Dhaka

Source: Last news bd, 6th February, Dhaka: In the morning of the concluding day of the 3-day Annual Convention of Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’t, Bangladesh the Honourable Minister for Civil Aviation and Tourism Rashed Khan Menon delivered a courtesy speech.  The minister said, “The right of peaceful coexistence of people belonging […]

The future of migration governance

MD. SHAHIDUL HAQUE | Published — Thursday 8 December 2016 Md. Shahidul Haque   We live in a rapidly evolving, hyper-connected world, where goods, capital and people are more mobile than ever before. But, whereas countries have shown a willingness to cooperate on exchanging goods and capital, the international community […]

The hanging of Mir Quasem Ali

By PERVEZ HOODBHOY PAKISTAN’S Foreign Office says Pakistan is “deeply saddened” by the execution in Bangladesh last week of Mir Quasem Ali. Mir Quasem was found guilty in 2014 by a Bangladeshi court of torture, multiple murders and arson. He was sentenced to death after what Pakistan describes as “a flawed […]