Bangladesh’s Long Journey From ‘Basket Case’ to Rising Star

  • Salil Tripathi--Foreign Policy
  • published date: 2021-04-10 12:00:23 UTC

But 50 years after independence, an authoritarian turn casts a shadow over the country’s future.

Fifty years ago, the streets around Dhaka University were strewn with corpses of students and intellectuals killed by the Pakistani armed forces, which went around the dormitories looking for Bengali… [+12866 chars]