Stories about Bangladesh from January, 2014
"Finally Bangladesh is prospering. I had to leave Bangladesh for being gay, now I feel like going back and do[ing] something there."
"Since her inception 14 years ago she has shown millions of women and girls what can be achieved."
"This is the kind of Bangladesh we would like to see...Children happy with new books seeking knowledge....not children with gun powder learning to make human BBQ"
"Wasn't the election for everybody? So why are Hindus being targeted? Or did only Hindus vote? So are they not free to exercise their rights?"
Amid violence that left 18 dead, only between 10 and 40 percent of voters made it to the polls, down from the high 87 percent in the last parliamentary elections.
"If you cripple the nation in the name of protest, how will you take this country forward?"
Most political parties in Bangladesh will not be participating in the upcoming general election. They want a neutral caretaker government to oversee the process.
So many parties are boycotting the upcoming general election, that most of the winners have already been decided.