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Four youths ‘missing’ since eve of polls

The Daily Star January 02, 2019 Four youths ‘missing’ since eve of polls Families say they were detained by law enforcers; police, Rab deny allegation 691 Families of the four missing youths hold a press conference at the Crime Reporters Association of Bangladesh yesterday. Photo: Collected Staff Correspondent Four university students remain missing since they […]

Bangladesh Election Official Denies Opposition Claims of Vote-Rigging January 02, 2019 Maaz Hussain  Voice of America   While Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is preparing to form a government for a record third consecutive term, her party’s landslide win in Sunday’s general elections has been tainted by violence and allegations of vote-rigging. After reports began […]

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January 2, 2019 Human Rights Watch Bangladesh: Election Abuses Need Independent Probe Free Journalists Held for Reporting Vote Rigging Expand Bangladeshi male voters wait in line outside a polling station to cast their vote in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on December 30, 2018.© 2018 Mamunur Rashid/NurPhoto via Getty Images An independent and impartial commission should investigate the serious allegations […]

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Thursday, January 3, 2019  Bangladesh Politico Egregious rigging in Barisal uncovered If any more proof were needed of the government’s rigging of the election, you can find it if you dig down into the constituency results at a polling station level. The Daily Star has done this in the district of Barisal – with the most egregious […]

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