Universities Urge to End Ties with Myanmar over Rohingya crisis

Universities Urge to End Ties with Myanmar over Rohingya crisis

The Rohingya crisis has put Universities to End Ties with Myanmar The Rohingya crisis has put universities under a lot of pressure to put an end the relations with Myanmar academics over the country’s military crackdown on Rohingya Muslims. Within a short span of time, more than 600,000 Rohingya from the Southeast Asian nation have been displaced as a result of the crisis. This brutal act has been described as a “textbook example of ethnic cleansing” by Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, the United Nations high commissioner for human rights. The crackdown has…

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UK academics Are Considering of decolonising education

UK academics Are Considering of decolonising education

Why decolonising education? This debate about decolonising education was sparked by a group of undergraduates at the University of Cambridge on how and whether to “decolonise education” British tertiary education by incorporating more black and minority ethnic voices. Since then, this debate is spreading rapidly across universities and academic disciplines. Paul Gilroy, professor of American and English literature at King’s College London, tweeted an image of Batman proclaiming “Decolonising the humanities isn’t just about Oxbridge”, and commented: “The caped crusader speaks for many of us.” “Arguably, the narrowness of our curricula –…

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Why are Bangladeshi students turning to extremism?

Why are Bangladeshi students turning to extremism?

The deadly terrorist attack on a cafe in Dhaka on 1 July has surprised the people and forced them to change their views about the causes of terrorism. The alarming aspect of this attack was that some of the young men killed by army belonged to rich families and had received their education from elite academic institutions. This has alarmed the scholars, policy-makers and law reinforcement agencies to find out why young Bangladeshi  youth are turning to extremism and how they can be prevented from being terrorists. in this regards,…

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