Shuprova Tasneem | The Daily Star
  • Shuprova Tasneem

  • If Bangladesh turns away, so will the world

    At any other time, if hundreds of refugees fleeing genocide were starving at sea with nowhere to go, there would be widespread condemnation. Unfortunately, the pandemic that has swept across the world has relegated this issue into being a mere footnote in our news.
  • How much power is too much?

    By now, we have all heard of the harrowing story of Bangla Tribune correspondent Ariful Islam, who was beaten, blindfolded and dragged from his home in the middle of the night in Kurigram on March 14.
  • The uncomplicated legacy of Hosni Mubarak

    Internatio-nal media is saturated with the news of ex-Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak’s death at the age of 91 and his military funeral, complete with three days of mourning and a statement from the current Egyptian presidency calling him a “military leader and a war hero”.
  • Halima Khatun: On the frontline

    “On February 20, the government invoked Section 144. During the meeting organised by us university students the next day, there were some disagreements on the next steps.
  • Brexit for Bangladeshis

    After three prime ministers, two general elections, a number of historic defeats for the government and a political deadlock that seemed like it would never end — the United Kingdom (UK) officially left the European Union (EU) on January 31, 2020, ending a 47-year relationship.