March 01, 2021
Bangladesh at 50: The Transformation of a Nation
By Ali Riaz and Saimum Parvez
As the country reaches its golden jubilee, it stands at a crossroads.
December 22, 2020
Bangladesh’s Dangerous Islamist Appeasement – And What It Portends
By Manas Nag
Left unchecked and periodically molly-coddled, Bangladesh’s Islamist parties could spell havoc for its democracy.
September 25, 2020
Democracy Is Dying in Bangladesh. Targeted Sanctions Could Save It.
By Toby Cadman
Sanctions are a critical and powerful tool to spur much-needed reform.
April 07, 2020
Bangladesh Arrests Fugitive Killer of Independence Leader
By Associated Press
Abdul Majed, a former military captain, was arrested in Dhaka. It’s not clear when or how he returned to Bangladesh.
August 22, 2019
Enforced Disappearances Met With Denials From Bangladesh
By Meenakshi Ganguly
Bangladesh authorities need to stop feigning ignorance to the horrific experiences of those who have been forced to disappear.
January 05, 2019
Global Support Lets Bangladesh Prime Minister Withstand Election Concerns
By Julhas Alam
Despite election-related violence, congratulatory messages rolled in for Bangladesh Prime Minister-elect Sheikh Hasina.
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.”
December 31, 2018
The Bell Tolls on Bangladesh's Democracy
By Tamim Choudhury
The promise of economic stability at the cost of democracy continues.
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 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.
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
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?