Bangladesh: Which way now?

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Many people have expressed concerns about the future of democracy and development in Bangladesh during the last few weeks. As befits a democracy — however young, immature and struggling

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Denormalising minority violence

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Enough is enough! It is a great shame for us, as a nation, to see how hundreds of our minority siblings fled with terror their homes in post-poll violence.

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A modest proposal

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There is no doubt that the country is divided in the middle. We can argue endlessly about the root cause of this divide and why there has been no consensus on vital national questions or issues.

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Can Bangladesh survive this election?

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The 2014 election may well be the most significant elections we have ever had in Bangladesh. It didn’t look or feel much like an election with paltry voter turnouts, violence in several centres and chalking up

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Election, what election?

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Bangladesh is now going through a perverse electoral process that may be termed without doubt a pure farcical election. Nowhere, in the whole world, an election similar to this under the pretext

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List from Hell, we are on it!

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Happy New Year; you are damned! I am looking out onto the beautiful town of San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, apparently the best small town in the world. I was still recovering from the merry making

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