ARTICLES

07/06/2022

Bangladesh Ranks Below War-torn Afghanistan in Press Freedom

Washington, DC – Decades ago, Bangladesh was crowned the “Emerging Tiger of Asia.” It was supposed to go very far. Unfortunately, now the country is facing the […]
03/16/2022

Dhaka’s abstention in Ukraine vote is an anomaly

Bangladesh’s abstention in the vote on the Ukraine crisis at the United Nations’ emergency special session on March 3, 2022 deserves much more scrutiny than it […]
02/03/2022

BANGLADESH: In pursuit of a one-party state?

Ali Riaz With democratic backsliding unfolding in an incremental manner in Bangladesh for years, concerns have been expressed since 2016 whether the country will descend into […]
01/28/2022

Human Tragedy And Political Failure In Bangladesh

Sheikh Hasina is suddenly confronted with a moral dilemma for which her authoritarian political system is unprepared William B Milam Courtesy: Friday Times Among our important […]
01/27/2022

Bangladesh’s democracy erodes amid tilt to China

25 January 2022Author: Ali Riaz, Illinois State University Bangladesh remained firmly under the grip of the incumbent Bangladesh Awami League in 2021. The ruling party faced […]
01/26/2022

Human Rights Sanctions On Bangladesh —A Prediction Or A Warning?

For the US, the question is how to be aggressive enough to keep some democratic alleys open for the future. William B Milam Curtesy: FridayTimes As […]
08/16/2021

Bangladesh: 86 Victims of Enforced Disappearance Still Missing

UN Should Ban Death Squad from Peacekeeping Missions (Geneva) – United Nations human rights experts should lead an independent international investigation into enforced disappearances by security forces in Bangladesh, […]
12/17/2019

India’s citizenship changes are immoral and self-defeating

Making it harder for Muslims to become citizens risks global backlash The reelection of Narendra Modi as Indian Prime Minister in May 2019 with a larger […]
11/19/2019

466 extrajudicial killings in 2018: Amnesty

The executions in 2018 alone marked a threefold increase on 2017 and the highest in a single year in decades Bangladeshi authorities have allegedly killed 466 […]