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Bangladesh: Creeping Radicalisation And A Complicit Government

Caption: The Sheikh Hasina-led Awami League may boast of secular credentials but it’s pandering to the demands of Islamist hardliners too.
NEW DELHI: The space for those expressing secular, liberal or progressive views is shrinking rapidly in Bangladesh–this is a view expressed by Bangladeshis as they see hardline elements gaining increasing salience in the Muslim-majority nation. Even more worrying, they say, is that such radical views are no longer confined to Islamist outfits but have spread their tentacles into the Bangladeshi middle-class....Read More