Tag Archives: Sheikh Hasina

The Pukur and thoughts on the Rohingya situation

As a few of you know, last month I began a new book project using the Patreon site. I’m publishing the first (official) drafts of my novel set in Bangladesh – ‘The Pukur’ – one chapter per month to subscribers … Continue reading

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30 Final Days of Bangladesh – Day 14 – History Repeats

It didn’t come as any surprise to anyone in Bangladesh but the opposition party extended the latest hartal and blockade to the beginning of Friday. Effectively, Khaleda Zia – whatever the cost – is calling for national strikes for every day of … Continue reading

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And it all hits the fan: The next step of Bangladesh’s troubles

So, today – after a long time waiting – we’re getting prepared almost for siege-like conditions. For the next three days it won’t be safe to use transport to get anywhere at all. Not just all buses but, for once, … Continue reading

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Update on the Bangladesh unrest

After yesterday’s post I thought I would share two links to Bangladesh’s Daily Star website. The first is an article detailing the first announcement I have heard from the Khaleda Zia, the leader of the BNP party which is the main … Continue reading

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