The Act of Killing has helped Indonesia reassess its past and present

The Act of Killing has helped Indonesia reassess its past and present Film-maker talks about The Act of Killing, probably one of the most important and unique documentaries of all time. Even if it changes nothing, it is unlikely there will ever be another portrait of sociopathic genocidal killers (from their perspectives) like this ever … Continue reading The Act of Killing has helped Indonesia reassess its past and present

On Shuvo’s Murder: An obituary for Bangladesh

The recent news about the murder of Ahmed Rajib Haider (Shuvo) is deeply saddening and outrageous. Though more information will hopefully surface about the crime, initial reports about it seem to explicitly and implicitly tie the crime with the Shabag movement. Initial reports and various facebook posts linking to his supposed blog portray him as a critic – … Continue reading On Shuvo’s Murder: An obituary for Bangladesh