Bangladesh

Bangladesh opposition leader: 'Time has come for a change'

Kamal Hossain says the election commission has a responsibility, which requires neutrality, impartially and fairness.

Bangladesh opposition leader: 'Time has come for a change'

Asia

What's at stake in Sunday's Bangladesh elections?

Violence, mass arrests and opposition's allegations of state coercion make Sunday's vote a litmus test for democracy.

Bangladesh elections 2018: What you need to know

Bangladesh

Ten years of Sheikh Hasina: 'Development minus democracy'

The ruling Awami League has been hard-selling development to millions of voters ahead of the December 30 poll.

Ten years of Sheikh Hasina: 'Development minus democracy'

Asia

Bangladesh elections 2018: Explained in maps and infographics

Break down of Bangladesh elections 2018 and major political players ahead of the December 30 vote

Bangladesh elections 2018: Explained in maps and infographics

Bangladesh

Two killed in pre-election clashes in Bangladesh

More than 100 people injured in clashes between political rivals weeks before general elections in South Asian nation.

Bangladesh: Two killed in pre-election clashes

Asia

Bangladesh opposition leader's fraud conviction flayed

Senior UK lawyer and defence legal team member says prosecution of imprisoned BNP chairperson lacked adequate evidence.

Khaleda Zia's sentence a 'political ploy': Lord Carlile

Asia

Fear of killings stalks Bangladesh opposition

Rights body accuses security forces of committing egregious rights violation but the government terms them baseless.

End disappearances and extrajudicial killings: HRW

Asia

UN blasts Bangladesh over extrajudicial killings

Dhaka criticised for 'high rate' of extrajudicial killings, enforced disappearances, and excessive force in new report.

UN blasts Bangladesh over extrajudicial killings

Bangladesh

Bangladesh court jails opposition leader's son

High Court hands Tarique Rahman, son of opposition leader Khaleda Zia, seven-year jail sentence for money laundering.

Bangladesh: Tarique Rahman jailed for money laundering

Bangladesh

Bangladesh denies editor arrest politically motivated

Law minister tells Al Jazeera arrest of Shafik Rahman had nothing to do with his support of the opposition BNP.

Bangladesh denies editor arrest politically motivated

Bangladesh

Bangladesh: Arrest warrant issued for former PM

Khaleda Zia and 27 opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party members face charges over deadly 2015 fire-bombing in Dhaka.

Bangladesh: Arrest warrant issued for former PM

Human Rights

Bangladesh court upholds death sentence for Nizami

Jamaat-e-Islami leader loses appeal against war crimes sentence in case Islamists say is part of a government crackdown.

Human Rights

Bloody blockade cripples Bangladesh economy

More than 100 people have been killed in clashes since opposition parties launched a nationwide blockade on January 6.

Bloody blockade cripples Bangladesh economy

Asia

Clashes rock Bangladesh on poll anniversary

At least two people killed in clashes between political rivals while opposition leader remains confined to her office.

Asia

Bangladesh opposition supporters shot dead

Two people killed in clashes with ruling party supporters on one-year anniversary of controversial polls.