Voice for the Violated

June 16, 2006

by Hana Shams Ahmed
[Daily Star, June 16, 2006]

Drishtipat is an activist organisation for expatriate Bangladeshis to help victims of human rights violation in Bangladesh

It has happened to many Bangladeshi expatriates. Once the motherland is left behind there is no looking back. Some watch the Bangla news channels on a lazy Sunday morning just so as not to sound too ignorant when a fellow Bangladeshi makes a passing comment about some current political event. Others just couldn’t care less. This is the impression most of us have of Bangladeshis residing abroad. Read the rest of this entry »