The dot matrix Olivetti printer was noisy. The XT computer came without a hard drive: two floppy disks uploaded the operating system. When the electricity went (as it often did), we had to reload it. Our bathroom doubled as our darkroom. A clunky metal cabinet housed our prints, slides, negatives and files. Anisur Rahman and Abu Naser Siddique were our printers; I was photographer, manager, copy…
Lecture no- 340 Series: Nature Speaker: Shahidul Alam
Topic: My Journey As A Witness
Date: August 26, 2014
Time: 6.30 PM
Venue: EMK Centre, Midas Centre, 9th floor, Plot: 5, Road 16 (old 27), Dhanmondi, Dhaka
Moderator: Tughlaq Azad
Ticket: 50 Taka only
The source of the river Brahmaputra in the Chemayungdung…
By James m. Dorsey Nanyang Technological University, Singapore Synopsis
Israel and Hamas have significantly moderated their attitudes towards one another despite official denials. Indirect talks in Cairo designed to achieve a lasting ceasefire between the two war weary parties effectively constitute negotiations about the parameters of a potential future peace agreement.
Arjan El Fassed The Electronic Intifada 29 March 2001
Editor’s note, 28 June 2013: This article was written by Arjan El Fassed in 2001 in the satirical style then being employed by Thomas Friedman, of writing mock letters from one world leader to another. Although it carries El Fassed’s byline, it has been repeatedly mistaken for an actual letter from Mandela. It is not. It is a piece of…
By Kelly Lynn Global Research, August 15, 2014 Electronic Intifada Region: Middle East & North Africa Theme: Crimes against Humanity In-depth Report: PALESTINE
Thousands gathered shortly before afternoon prayers on Sunday in Fawwar refugee camp south of the occupied West Bank city of Hebron to mourn the death of eleven-year-old Khalil Muhammad al-Anati.
Israeli soldiers shot Khalil with…