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Minority lives matter

It is not a coincidence that Bangladesh survived Cyclone Mora with few casualties while a landslide in the Chittagong Hill Tracts caused by torrential rains has left over 150 dead. Deforestation and hill-cutting are known causes of “natural disasters” like landslides, but illegal land grabbing in the CHT is at the root of deforestation and hill-cutting in the first place.

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Closing down Al Jazeera?

First of all this is a direct threat to freedom of the press and the growth of multiplicity of views. Al Jazeera has established itself as an international media outlet that provides divergent views, including the Arab perspective of global issues.

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