Bangladesh’s most prestigious university has suspended a professor for writing a column critical of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s father
Bangladesh articles on Democracy Chronicles
News about the struggle for better democracy in Bangladesh. According to Freedom House, the latest elections were "deemed free and fair by European Union observers and other monitoring groups but serious problems remain in the election system and in ensuring human rights". Also check out our section on World Democracy.
Bangladeshi journalists took the streets to protest against a new digital security bill that damages media freedom
Niloy Chatterjee murdered by religious extremists is the fourth Bangladeshi blogger to be killed
Amid major turmoil and convictions of opposition leaders, Bangladesh sets election dates
Bangladesh destroyed microfinancing directed at millions of poor women and left a very unhappy end
Bangladesh trailblazing Grameen Bank has transformed business of microloans for poor women that has now been successfully transferred to microloans given to American women
Famous pioneer Grameen bank likely to see government take over Bangladesh microlender despite international outcry on behalf of innovative institution
Grameen America, an offshoot of Bangladeshi microfinance pioneer record major milestone into American market
This essay argues that the premise of Brahmanical superiority is not sufficient to explain observations of the caste system in the world’s biggest democracy, India.
Plenty of Difficulties Lie Ahead in Troubled Country as Suu Kyi Arrives in Europe to Seek Help