Bangladesh criticised for student and media crackdown

Men linked to ruling party attacked students with machetes and sticks and assaulted media workers, rights group says.

Bangladesh criticised for student and media crackdown


Bangladesh opposition leader jailed in corruption case

A Dhaka court jails former Prime Minister Khaleda Zia for five years in orphanage corruption case sparking protests.

Khaleda Zia jailed for five years in corruption case


Why did a retired diplomat go missing in Bangladesh?

Case of Maroof Zaman, whose whereabouts are unknown, underscores a worrying phenomenon of 'enforced disappearances'.

'Enforced disappearance' suspected in Bangladesh


Divisive politics set the stage for Dhaka attack

Persecution of the opposition and denial of the international links of Bangladeshi militants has made way for ISIL.

Tom Hussain

by Tom Hussain

Tom Hussain

Khaleda Zia

Bangladesh rivals trade blame amid protests

Police stop Zia from leading rallies, exactly one year after Hasina's re-election as PM in polls boycotted by Zia's BNP.

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What's behind Bangladesh's war crimes trials?

Another death sentence upheld against a leader of the Jamaat-e-Islami political group over alleged war crimes in 1971.