Bangladesh

Election amid anarchy

Print edition : February 07, 2014

A resident wanting to vote is attacked by opposition activists in a field in Rajshahi, some 260 km from Dhaka, on January 5. Photo: AFP

Sheikh Hasina being sworn in as Prime Minister on January 12. Photo: AP

The ruling Awami League wins an election marred by boycott and violence. But the only solution to a looming political crisis is another round of elections with full political participation sooner rather than later.
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