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Bangladesh has made economic progress under Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.
Women routinely face sexual assault and exploitation in factories, many of which supply western brands. A grassroots movement is helping victims to seek justice
End Restrictions on Movement, Internet; Investigate Killings of 4
Originally published at Bangladesh Politico: A blog by David Bergman on Bangladesh politics, law, media and society
The imprisonment of Bangladesh’s most respected photojournalist illustrates the country’s drift toward autocracy.
With elections due in a few months, hardliners may want to make an example of critics like Shahidul Alam, but Bangladeshis take their freedoms seriously
An analysis of social media posts related to Bangladesh. 
The April 2013 Rana Plaza collapse, which resulted in the death of more than 1,125 people working in garment factories in the building, drew widespread attention to hazardous labour conditions in the export garment-manufacturing industry in Bangladesh.
On 14 September, an Indian Air Force aircraft landed in Chittagong with 53 tonnes of relief materia

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