Dec 012018
 
No voting at open space: EC

The Election Commission (EC) of Bangladesh on Saturday directed the authorities concerned not to give permission to anyone to cast vote openly as it is illegal. “Voting in open spaces will not be allowed. The existing law doesn’t permit this. You also cannot allow this type of activity as it will make the election questionable,” …Read more

Nov 302018
 
Bill placed in US Congress against Jamaat-e-Islami

A bill has been placed in the US Congress, calling on the Bangladesh government to stop radical organizations including Jamaat-e-Islami and Islami Chhatra Shibir, who pose an ongoing threat to the country’s stability and secular democracy. Congressman Jim Banks of Indiana State introduced the bill titled ‘Expressing concern about the threat posed to democracy and …Read more