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Is US Paying the Price for Criticizing Sheikh Hasina’s Autocratic Rule?

Is US Paying the Price for Criticizing Sheikh Hasina’s Autocratic Rule?

By Mubashar Hasan
Bangladesh seems to have snubbed the U.S. by opting for Airbus rather than Boeing aircraft.

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.

What’s Driving Taiwan’s Mass Protests?
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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.

A Legitimate Election in Bangladesh Depends on a Free Press

A Legitimate Election in Bangladesh Depends on a Free Press

By Gypsy Guillén Kaiser and Angelita Baeyens
Journalists, whose daily reports are the lifeblood of information flows that make dynamic economies possible, risk being silenced in an amplified government crackdown.
On Bangladesh and Democracy, America’s Approach Is Undermined By History

On Bangladesh and Democracy, America’s Approach Is Undermined By History

By Bantirani Patro and Bashir Ali Abbas
Washington's avowed commitment to democracy is consistent, but its actions – toward Bangladesh and other nations – have not been.

Bangladesh Government Scraps Controversial Digital Security Act

Bangladesh Government Scraps Controversial Digital Security Act

By Mubashar Hasan
But will the proposed Cyber Security Act, which will replace the DSA, restore meaningful freedom of expression to Bangladeshis?

Humayun Kabir on Why Bangladesh Should Hold a Free and Credible Election

Humayun Kabir on Why Bangladesh Should Hold a Free and Credible Election

By Sudha Ramachandran
“Bangladesh can ill afford to lose the trust and confidence of the international community at this critical time.”

Bangladeshi Diaspora Journalists Push Back Against Democratic Backsliding at Home

Bangladeshi Diaspora Journalists Push Back Against Democratic Backsliding at Home

By Mubashar Hasan
Back home, ruling party activists threaten and assault journalists' relatives to silence their criticism of the government.
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.

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