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Awami League (AL)

Low Voter Turnout, Apathy Mar Bangladesh’s Local Elections

Low Voter Turnout, Apathy Mar Bangladesh’s Local Elections

By Saqlain Rizve
A number of factors, including perceived electoral irregularities, a lack of genuine competition, and disenchantment with local governance, has eroded public trust in the electoral process.

Ali Riaz on the Future of Bangladesh’s Politics

Ali Riaz on the Future of Bangladesh’s Politics

By Shannon Tiezzi
Despite Bangladesh’s slide toward a one-party autocracy, “the current trajectory is not destiny.”
The Death of Democracy in Bangladesh

The Death of Democracy in Bangladesh

By Zarif Faiaz
With a fourth consecutive win in yet another uncompetitive race, the Awami League is on a path to destroy any opposition and dissent for good.

Bangladesh’s Opposition-Less Election Returns Hasina to Power

Bangladesh’s Opposition-Less Election Returns Hasina to Power

By Shannon Tiezzi
The result was never in doubt. The question of what comes next is more interesting.

The Great Bangladesh Election Conundrum

The Great Bangladesh Election Conundrum

By Tushar Shetty
A primer on Bangladesh’s convoluted electoral history and the various players involved, featuring host Tushar Shetty and guests Mubashar Hasan and Smruti S. Pattanaik.

What’s Driving Taiwan’s Mass Protests?
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Bangladesh’s Blueprint for Engineering an Election

Bangladesh’s Blueprint for Engineering an Election

By Ali Riaz
The ruling Awami League has taken lessons from the previous engineered polls in 2014 and 2018 to hone its strategy for 2024.

Bangladesh’s Make-or-Break Elections

Bangladesh’s Make-or-Break Elections

By Smruti S. Pattanaik
The 2024 election is a matter of political survival for both the ruling Awami League and the opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party.
Who Benefits From Street Politics in Bangladesh?

Who Benefits From Street Politics in Bangladesh?

By Mushfique Wadud
The BNP’s decision to go for all-out street protests could backfire.

Bangladesh’s Democracy Under Siege

Bangladesh’s Democracy Under Siege

By Zarif Faiaz
With a notorious track record of crackdowns on the opposition and the free media, a lot is riding on Bangladesh's general elections next year.

Bangladesh 2024: A New Game in Town

Bangladesh 2024: A New Game in Town

By Anish Mishra
Recent political developments suggest that a replay of the electoral illusions of 2014 or 2018 is no longer an option for the Awami League.

New Election Commission Takes Charge in Bangladesh

New Election Commission Takes Charge in Bangladesh

By Shafi Md Mostofa
The current deadlock over participation in elections cannot be defused if the Election Commission doesn’t evoke confidence among opposition parties.
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