March 03, 2022
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.
December 28, 2018
The Hero Bangladesh Deserves
By Siddharthya Roy
What does Hero Alom’s candidacy say about the state of Bangladesh's politics?
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.
October 04, 2016
Bangladesh Just Became a Vassal State
By Esam Sohail
Sheikh Hasina's crackdown on dissent leaves her government overreliant on Delhi's support.
July 02, 2016
The Downfall of Democracy in Bangladesh
By David Landry
"Sheikh’s unprecedented moves since coming to power threaten to undo much of the country’s democratic progress."
May 22, 2015
In Bangladesh, BNP Is Derailing Democracy
By Mohammad Ziauddin
Bangladesh’s ambassador to the U.S. on the recent elections in Dhaka and Chittagong.
May 14, 2015
Democracy Departs From Bangladesh
By Arafat Kabir
Recent elections suggest the political situation is worsening.
January 17, 2014
Bangladesh’s Stranglehold Election
By Julia Bleckner
The election may be over, but the turmoil certainly isn’t.
January 07, 2014
Bangladesh: Democracy in Peril
By Tae-jun Kang
The Hasina-Zia feud threatens to return the country to military rule.
December 06, 2013
Bangladesh: Democracy Stumbles
By Nisha Sharmeen Ali
The country is once again in the grip of authoritarianism and political violence, the roots of which run deep.