Blasphemy in Bangladesh – The story of Sagor

3 mn read December 2023 – Freedom of expression is a fundamental human right, enshrined in article 19 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. However, there are governments and individuals in positions of power around the globe that threaten this right. One such way to threaten this freedom is through laws of blasphemy. It virtually silences anyone […]

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Leaving Bangladesh was the first hurdle for Shadhin, finding ways to stay safe elsewhere is the second.

14 mn read “I get constant threats from the jihadis on the phone/social media. I'm hiding from them all these years. What if they get to know my location because those people whom we used to trust are even against us now. I'm sick of dealing with them already. I can't take all these stresses anymore. It has been ongoing for five years now. I am living without freedom and peace and I need to leave this place as soon as possible.”

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The contemporary motivations behind the continuing Hindu-Muslim conflict

5 mn read India witnessed enormous bloodshed when it was partitioned in 1947 into two independent nations: Hindu-majority India and Muslim-majority Pakistan.  The partition was along communal lines with millions of Muslims from India migrating to Pakistan and millions of Hindus from Pakistan coming to India. Undivided India had a 24% Muslim population which fell to 10% after […]

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The history and genesis of Hindu Muslim conflicts in India

6 mn read Clashes between Hindus and Muslims The reports of clashes between Hindus and Muslims are becoming regular in many parts of India. But why do the two communities hate each other so much? The animosity between the two communities did not start recently. It has a long history of events and incidents that culminated and aggravated […]

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Be the reason someone feels supported, be our next Case Manager

< 1 mn read The Opportunity A liaison officer who will be in constant communication with clients and other volunteers. The case manager is supported by a team of expert volunteers on different subjects. Responsibilities · Consult with clients and understand their situation well · Gather necessary information and draw up a clear plan for the client’s future · […]

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