Dhaka’s Silence in Wake of Avijit Roy’s Murder

March 26, 2015

Can writers in Bangladesh depend on the government to protect them? The brutal murder of Avijit Roy, a Bangladeshi-born American writer, shocked many people in his home country. International human rights organizations condemned the killing, and the US government sent FBI agents to the capital...

Bangladesh: Through the Eyes of a Traveler

January 15, 2015

Following his recent visit to Bangladesh, Lucas Ausems argues that only dialogue and mutual understanding will lead the country forward. When I arrived in Dhaka on October 30, I had no knowledge of Bangladesh, save for what I had learned at university during a couple of lectures on...

India and the US: Divided Over Dhaka

January 01, 2014

India and the US have yet to develop a synergy in their policies towards Bangladesh.    By Seema Sirohi As a dangerous storm brews in Bangladesh in the run up to the polls on January 5, India and the United States stand far apart on how best to deal with the protracted political...

INFOGRAPHIC: The Real Cost of Clothes Made in Bangladesh

June 09, 2013

Is "Made in Bangladesh" really cheaper than "Made in USA"? * The views expressed in this article are the author's own and do not necessarily reflect Fair Observer’s editorial policy. Image: Copyright ©...