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Bangladesh Rising

VICE News was on the streets of Dhaka in the lead up to Bangladesh's enforced elections, to witness democracy at it's most questionable.

by VICE News
Apr 15 2014, 8:25pm

January 2014 saw Bangladesh fall into yet another vicious power struggle—the impending elections resulting in sporadic attacks, mass rioting, and religiously motivated anarchy. Alongside political unrest, the interjection of fundamentalist Islamic groups has meant an already troubled nation has been left in turmoil. VICE News was on the streets of Dhaka in the lead up to the enforced elections, to witness democracy at it's most questionable.