Bangladesh hovered between democracy and dictatorship in 2007. January elections were postponed, emergency rule was declared, and an army-supported caretaker government suspended political activity and launched a massive anti-corruption campaign. Former Prime Ministers Begum Khaleda Zia and Sheikh Hasina Wajed were jailed. The government pledged to hold elections by late 2008 after institutional reforms are in place.
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Research Article| February 01 2008
Bangladesh in 2007: Democracy Interrupted, Political and Environmental Challenges Ahead
Asian Survey (2008) 48 (1): 177–183.
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Devin T. Hagerty; Bangladesh in 2007: Democracy Interrupted, Political and Environmental Challenges Ahead. Asian Survey 1 February 2008; 48 (1): 177–183. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2008.48.1.177
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