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Infographic: Democracy under siege

Infographic: Democracy under siege

World

Fri, Mar 5 2021

A lethal pandemic, economic and physical insecurity, and violent conflict ravaged the world in 2020,...

ED: When a law paves the way for...

ED: When a law paves the way for...

Editorial

Fri, Feb 26 2021

Such circumstances affect the public’s trust and confidence in the rule of law

Japan, US, India, Australia call for...

Japan, US, India, Australia call for...

World

Fri, Feb 19 2021

Ministers in the ‘quad’ grouping agreed democracy must be restored quickly

Quader: BNP creates barriers on path...

Quader: BNP creates barriers on path...

Bangladesh

Sat, Feb 13 2021

BNP distorted the history of Bangladesh’s independence, says the Awami League general...

OP-ED: What democracy demands

OP-ED: What democracy demands

Inamul Kobir

Sat, Feb 13 2021

We need to work towards stronger rule of law, freedom of speech, and better opposition parties

OP-ED: People Power

OP-ED: People Power

Syed Badrul Ahsan

Wed, Feb 10 2021

When governments turn strangers to their people, civil disobedience matters

OP-ED: Checkmate for Suu Kyi

OP-ED: Checkmate for Suu Kyi

Saleem Samad

Wed, Feb 10 2021

Her failure to own up to the crackdown on the Rohingya has sullied her reputation

OP-ED: The Tatmadaw takeover shines...

OP-ED: The Tatmadaw takeover shines...

Farid Erkizia Bakht

Wed, Feb 10 2021

Faux outrage, schadenfreude, and the gritty reality of geo-politics all co-exist in reaction to Myanmar’s...

Report: More countries taking repression...

Report: More countries taking repression...

World

Thu, Feb 4 2021

The report documents 608 cases of direct and physical ‘transnational repression’ by 31 countries...

OP-ED: Myanmar takes a major step...

OP-ED: Myanmar takes a major step...

The Conversation UK

Tue, Feb 2 2021

Its military has reverted to its strong-arm behaviour, severely undermining democracy

OP-ED: Why America can actually be great...

OP-ED: Why America can actually be great...

Talat Kamal

Sat, Jan 30 2021

What makes a robust democratic process

OP-ED: Decoding India’s farmer...

OP-ED: Decoding India’s farmer...

Vivek Menezes

Fri, Jan 29 2021

The question for Indian democracy

ED: Our strength is in  our...

ED: Our strength is in our...

Editorial

Wed, Jan 20 2021

After all, Bangladesh belongs to each and every citizen equally

OP-ED: Out of the White House, not the...

OP-ED: Out of the White House, not the...

Towheed Feroze

Mon, Jan 18 2021

Trump’s shadow will continue to loom over the news cycle for the foreseeable future

OP-ED: The other face of democracy

OP-ED: The other face of democracy

Mahmudur Rahman

Sun, Jan 17 2021

Discord is easy to spread, mending the discord is another matter

OP-ED: The implications of the American...

OP-ED: The implications of the American...

Vivek Menezes

Fri, Jan 15 2021

It can be a slippery slope into rage, violence, and the destruction of democracy

ED: Time to act

ED: Time to act

Editorial

Fri, Jan 8 2021

Our success as a nation so far will only stand if the people are put first

'Democracy prevailed,' Biden says after...

Biden: Democracy prevailed

North America

Tue, Dec 15 2020

He noted his 306-232 margin in the Electoral College was the same as Trump's 2016 victory, which...

Fists and pig guts fly in Taiwan parliament...

Fists and pig guts fly in Taiwan...

Asia Pacific

Fri, Nov 27 2020

Taiwan is a rambunctious democracy and fighting is not uncommon in parliament

Quader: Politics of vengeance not good...

'Politics of vengeance not good for...

Politics

Sat, Nov 21 2020

'Awami League is the most tolerant political party of the country'

OP-ED: Indian democracy on trial

OP-ED: Indian democracy on trial

Vivek Menezes

Fri, Nov 20 2020

Is India witnessing an assault on constitutional norms?