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Payra Seaport Won’t Be Another Chinese ‘Pearl’
August 23, 2019

Payra Seaport Won’t Be Another Chinese ‘Pearl’

By Connor Fairman
Despite India’s concerns, the port in Bangladesh won’t become a Chinese asset – but it will bring Beijing other benefits.

How Bangladesh Learned to Love the Belt and Road
July 22, 2019

How Bangladesh Learned to Love the Belt and Road

By Sudha Ramachandran
Dhaka has largely avoided the major pitfalls of China’s initiative while embracing the gains.
Bangladesh’s China-India Balance
May 06, 2019

Bangladesh’s China-India Balance

By Austin Bodetti
In the energy sector especially, Bangladesh aims to exploit the balance of power between China and India.

Bangladesh's Media Under Siege
March 07, 2019

Bangladesh's Media Under Siege

By Khadija Farhana Choudhury
The Digital Security Act 2018 was just the latest blow.

The Rohingyas' Plight: What Options Under International Law?
January 15, 2019

The Rohingyas' Plight: What Options Under International Law?

By Viren Mascarenhas, Brian Jacobi, Claire O’Connell, and Isabel San Martin
What role can the ICC and ICJ play in bringing justice for the Rohingyas' suffering?

The Hero Bangladesh Deserves
December 28, 2018

The Hero Bangladesh Deserves

By Siddharthya Roy
What does Hero Alom’s candidacy say about the state of Bangladesh's politics?

Bangladesh’s Deadly Election
December 24, 2018

Bangladesh’s Deadly Election

By M Niaz Asadullah and Antonio Savoia
On December 30, Bangladesh goes to the polls. There is a real danger of political regression.
The University Fighters of Sheikh Hasina
October 24, 2018

The University Fighters of Sheikh Hasina

By Josep Prat
How the Chhatra League came to control the University of Dhaka.

Bangladesh’s Crossfire Doctrine
July 03, 2018

Bangladesh’s Crossfire Doctrine

By Siddharthya Roy
Extrajudicial killings spike in Bangladesh’s “Duterte style” drug war.

Yaba: The Red Pills and the Rohingya
June 04, 2018

Yaba: The Red Pills and the Rohingya

By Siddharthya Roy
Bangladesh’s cities are awash with red methamphetamine pills that come in from Myanmar.

Could Bangladesh Be Heading for One-Party Rule?
May 12, 2018

Could Bangladesh Be Heading for One-Party Rule?

By Amit Sengupta
With the BNP's Khaleda Zia in jail and Islamic parties besieged, it's a probability more than just a possibility.
Bangladesh’s Students Back on the Streets in Protest
April 14, 2018

Bangladesh’s Students Back on the Streets in Protest

By Siddharthya Roy
Over the last week, Bangladesh saw intense student unrest over quotas in government jobs.

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