Rahnuma Ahmed While working on last week’s column, `The Nation, or Chhatra League…?’ (published on Monday, April 12, 2010), I had been in two minds. Should I include sexual offences—aggressive behaviour, molestation, physical assault, violence, rape, asking a buddy to… Read More ›
‘You cannot eat coal’: Resistance in Phulbari
‘You cannot eat coal’: Resistance in Phulbari by rahnuma ahmed ‘Only when the last tree has withered, and the last fish caught, and the last river been poisoned, will we realise we cannot eat money.’ – Cree proverb ‘[the] uprootedness and… Read More ›
Anti-Rape Movement 1998: See no evil, speak no evil, hear no evil
[During the anti-rape movement, in 1998, Rahnuma Ahmed wrote this piece responding, as well as exposing the institutionalized male chauvinism in Jahangirnagar University. Today, listening to the proctor of Dhaka University and the Officer-in-charge of Shahbag Thana, we are reminded… Read More ›
Tortured Truths: Rahnuma Ahmed Chronicles Our Time
Tortured Truths by Rahnuma Ahmed Publisher: Drik Books, Kartik 1420/November 2013 xxviii + 500 pages, with 139 illustrations. Hardcover By Mahmudul Sumon Tortured Truths is a collection of newspaper columns and a public lecture, written by Rahnuma Ahmed during the… Read More ›
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