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Rumi Ahmed

Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Central Florida

Rumi Ahmed is a Bangladeshi physician who currently resides in USA. He used to be a leading English language blogger on Bangladesh related issues and Co-founder of popular Bangladeshi blogs like Drishtipt, Unheard Voices, Alal O Dulal and Nuraldeen. He can be reached at

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How The Bangladesh Government Helped Create The Wolf It Warned Against

The change in the political landscape over the last several years has made it impossible for the main centre right political party (BNP) to operate; Islamist political organizations are equally restricted. Unfortunately, the current government’s running of such outfits underground and pushing them out of every open political space in Bangladesh has had a calamitous consequence: hundreds of thousands of young activists and students have become vulnerable to manipulation by extremists.
23/07/2016 9:01 AM IST