C R Abrar | The Daily Star
  • C R Abrar

    Professor of International Relations at the University of Dhaka. He researches and writes on rights and migration issues.

  • What do the manifestos contain?

    Barring any last-minute glitch, in less than a week the nation goes to the polls. As an integral part of the electoral process political parties and alliances that entered the foray have issued their manifestos.
  • Martyrs, conformists 
and the servile

    December 14 is a tragic landmark in Bangladesh's struggle for statehood. Only a couple of days prior to the final victory over the
  • Are enforcers of law and dispensers of justice beyond accountability?

    Rule of law as a principle of governance involves that all persons, institutions and entities, public or private, including the state itself is
  • Do the bells toll for Rohingyas?

    Mid-November has arrived and insecurity and uncertainty have descended over Rohingya refugees in Ukhia and Teknaf. The impending deadline has also elicited expressions of deep concern from UN independent experts and rights organisations.
  • A denial and the reality

    Less than a week ago, on September 20, 2018 the Consideration of the Universal Periodic Review Outcome of Bangladesh was held at the 39th regular session of Human Rights Council.
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