Dynasties’ Daughters and Martyrs’ Widows: Female Leaders and Gender Inequality in Asia
By Mark R. Thompson
The relatively large number of female leaders in Asia appears surprising given their general paucity globally.
Bangladesh’s Leader Urges All Citizens to Stay at Home to Slow Virus Spread
By Associated Press
Dhaka is wary of an outbreak, but hasn’t yet instituted formal lockdown procedures as seen in neighboring India.
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.
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.
Is This the End of the Two-Party System in Bangladesh?
By K.S. Venkatachalam
Less than a year ahead of national polls, the leader of Bangladesh's opposition party has been convicted of corruption.
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."
In Bangladesh, BNP Is Derailing Democracy
By Mohammad Ziauddin
Bangladesh’s ambassador to the U.S. on the recent elections in Dhaka and Chittagong.
Democracy Departs From Bangladesh
By Arafat Kabir
Recent elections suggest the political situation is worsening.
Bangladesh’s Executions an Affront to Justice
By Jared Genser
Political violence and repression are at levels not seen in decades.
Blogger Avijit Roy’s Killing Shows Bangladesh’s Culture of Violence
By Vishal Arora
More than 100 have been killed in political violence in recent weeks.
Is Bangladesh’s Crisis About to Get Much Worse?
By Frederic Grare
There seems to be no obvious exit scenario from the current turmoil.
For Bangladesh, Elections Bring Little Relief
By Sanjay Kumar
The Diplomat's Sanjay Kumar reports from Dhaka on the outcome of the Bangladesh election.