November 22, 2022
Government-Opposition Confrontation Looms in Bangladesh
By Shafi Md Mostofa
The ruling Awami League is concerned over the massive rally that the Bangladesh Nationalist Party has planned at Dhaka on December 10.
April 15, 2021
Bangladesh’s Islamist Challenge Intensifies
By Subir Bhaumik
The violent anti-Modi protests were just the latest sign that the government's outreach to Islamist groups has backfired.
March 02, 2021
300 Activists Rally in Bangladesh to Denounce Writer’s Death in Prison
By Associated Press
Mushtaq Ahmed’s death has become a rallying point for renewed criticism of a controversial digital security law.
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.
October 24, 2018
The University Fighters of Sheikh Hasina
By Josep Prat
How the Chhatra League came to control the University of Dhaka.
October 01, 2018
Bangladesh: The Anatomy of a Political Arrest
By Siddharthya Roy
One man’s fate after the August protests illustrates the government’s growing paranoia.
August 14, 2018
The Government of Bangladesh Needs to Stop Silencing Its Citizens
By Tasnim Nazeer
Bangladeshi citizens deserve to be heard and the government needs to accept responsibility for its failures.
August 03, 2018
Students Protest Against Reckless Driving Roil Bangladesh
By Shakil Bin Mushtaq
The protests, now in their fifth day, were sparked by the death of two students on July 29.
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.
September 28, 2015
Bangladesh on the Brink: Between Terrorism and Democracy
By Alexandra Stark
The rising tide of Islamist violence in Bangladesh could be a bellwether for South Asia. How should the world respond?
April 28, 2015
Bangladesh’s Executions an Affront to Justice
By Jared Genser
Political violence and repression are at levels not seen in decades.
February 27, 2015
Is Bangladesh’s Crisis About to Get Much Worse?
By Frederic Grare
There seems to be no obvious exit scenario from the current turmoil.