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A Crisis of Democracy in Bangladesh

Former Scholar Ali Riaz writes for Current history

Apr 21, 2014

Former Asia Program Public Policy Scholar Ali Riaz examines the background of the controversial elections in Bangladesh held in January 2014 and the future trajectory of Bangladeshi politics in a new article in Current History. He argues that the election, boycotted by the opposition parties, has created a potential for a one-party state and that the social and economic progress achieved in the past decades might face serious challenges due to these political developments.  For access to this article, click

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