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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.

Bangladesh's Awami League Wins Landslide Victory; Opposition Rejects Result
December 31, 2018

Bangladesh's Awami League Wins Landslide Victory; Opposition Rejects Result

By Julhas Alam and Emily Schmall
Sheikh Hasina has won a third term in an election the opposition candidate dismissed as “farcical.”
The Bell Tolls on Bangladesh's Democracy
December 31, 2018

The Bell Tolls on Bangladesh's Democracy

By Tamim Choudhury
The promise of economic stability at the cost of democracy continues.

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.

Attack on Opposition Leader’s Motorcade Adds to Pre-Election Violence in Bangladesh
December 15, 2018

Attack on Opposition Leader’s Motorcade Adds to Pre-Election Violence in Bangladesh

By Julhas Alam
The Jatiya Oikya Front accused supporters of the ruling Awami League of being behind the attack.

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.

Can an Aspiring Political Movement Upend the Bangladeshi Elections?
September 28, 2018

Can an Aspiring Political Movement Upend the Bangladeshi Elections?

By Seth Oldmixon
Bangladesh’s upcoming elections could reshape the country for a generation
Behind Bangladesh's Protests: Rising Frustration
August 22, 2018

Behind Bangladesh's Protests: Rising Frustration

By Aparupa Bhattacherjee
Looking beyond the immediate trigger of the August protests, what has Bangladesh's society so frustrated?

Death Toll Rises in Bangladesh’s Anti-Drug War
June 08, 2018

Death Toll Rises in Bangladesh’s Anti-Drug War

By Shakil Bin Mushtaq
More than 100 have been killed since a new anti-drug push began in Bangladesh.

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.
Turbulent Politics Set to Return to Bangladesh
March 23, 2018

Turbulent Politics Set to Return to Bangladesh

By Lau Seng Yap
Political stability ahead of the December national elections is now increasingly elusive in Bangladesh.

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