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A Justice Denied as Bangladesh Prosecutes War Crimes

Ronak D. Desai | Posted 02.01.2014 | World
Ronak D. Desai

Born in bloodshed, Bangladesh seeks a justice long overdue. Regrettably, the very judicial body responsible for delivering that justice instead threatens to further deny it.

Bangladesh Court Sentences 152 To Death For Mutiny

AP | JULHAS ALAM | Posted 11.05.2013 | World

DHAKA, Bangladesh -- DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A Bangladesh court sentenced 152 people to death Tuesday for a 2009 mutiny by disgruntled border guard...

Bangladesh Clashes Rage Over Blasphemy Law

AP | FARID HOSSAIN | Posted 07.06.2013 | World

DHAKA, Bangladesh — Police banned all rallies in Bangladesh's capital through midnight Monday after at least 27 people died in clashes between p...

Blogger's Murder Rekindles Massive Anti-Islamist Protests

Reuters | Posted 04.17.2013 | World


Microfinance Pioneer Grameen Bank Weakened by Bangladeshi Government Meddling

Eliot Daley | Posted 08.23.2012 | World
Eliot Daley

What can be done? Secretary of State Hillary Clinton visited Dhaka in May to urge Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Foreign Minister Dipu Moni to take no actions that would undermine Grameen Bank.

India-Bangladesh: Sins of Omission & Commission

Aparna Pande | Posted 09.05.2011 | World
Aparna Pande

On June 29, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in an off-the-record meeting with various editors stated that "at least a quarter" of Bangladesh's populatio...

The Sad, Strange Sacking of Muhammad Yunus

Jake Whitney | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jake Whitney

On March 2, Muhammad Yunus, the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize winner, was abruptly forced from his position as managing director of Grameen Bank, the Bangladesh-based financial institution he founded thirty years ago.

Bangladesh Bans Suits To Save Power

BBC NEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The prime minister of Bangladesh has ordered male government employees to stop wearing suits, jackets and ties to save electricity. Sheikh Hasina tol...

Bangladesh Mutiny: Troops Find Mass Graves, Raising Death Toll To Over 50

AP | JULHAS ALAM | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

DHAKA, Bangladesh — Firefighters searching the headquarters compound of Bangladesh's border guards on Friday uncovered the grisly results of the...

Loser rejects results in Bangladesh's election

AP | FARID HOSSAIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

DHAKA, Bangladesh — Bangladesh's first election in seven years was called largely free, fair and the most peaceful in decades, but the bitter fe...