We will not let them forget you

June 14, 2009
Artwork by Arif Haq

Artwork by Arif Haq

Hana Shams Ahmed

[THE DAILY STAR, 12 JuneĀ  2009]

SHE was only 22 years old, a very vocal woman activist. An activist from a community that is treated by the Bangladesh state as second-class citizens. Someone who did not fear the most venerated institution in our country. A combination of all these elements made her a chillingly vulnerable person, a target for “The Vanishing” (i.e. those who are made to disappear without a trace).

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