Alochonaa’s journey ends here and now! The blog is not in operation anymore. We thank all the editors, contributors, newspapers and media who republished our content and helped us grow. We are proud of our achievement. What started as an experiment by few PhD students at Griffith University, […]
For decades, Bangladesh had a very vibrant – and highly political – rock scene. But the genre is struggling to survive the country’s crackdown on dissent and increasing Islamic conservatism.
Botched Israeli army operation in Gaza and Rockets fired to Israeli territory by Hamas have triggered sharp escalation in violence in Gaza in November 2018. People of Gaza have witnessed two of the bloodiest nights since the 2014 war. As fresh truce seemingly takes hold to end this latest round of violence, Rasha wonders for how long that relative calmness will last.
Albertina Almedia examines separate complaints of sexual harassment of two women devotees in India. The first case involves a priest at the Mangeshi temple in Goa, and the second case involves a complaint by a nun in Kerala who was allegedly raped by a Bishop at the guest room in their Mission Home.
This article argues that instead of being a malignant force on states, globalisation is not the primary cause of inter-country inequality; rather, it is unambiguously the form and manner in which state economies integrate into the global economy which reinforces pre-existing international and/or domestic conditions which may stymie economic growth
As many of you know, Mubashar Hassan, our friend and founder of Alochonaa has been missing since the 7th November. Mubashar is an Assistant Professor at North South University in Dhaka, Bangladesh. He has conducted several research projects, written articles, and presented papers on democracy, terrorism and the […]