Tens of 1000’s of protesters demand Shiekh Hasina step down and permit a caretaker authorities to supervise elections.
Bangladesh’s Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has been out and in of energy for many years.
However tens of 1000’s of opposition supporters have joined protests within the capital Dhaka, demanding her resignation.
They’re calling for a caretaker administration.
They accuse the governing Awami League social gathering of intimidation and vote rigging in earlier elections.
Hasina’s longtime rival is former Prime Minister Khaleda Zia.
She says the federal government can’t be trusted to supervise free and honest elections early subsequent yr.
So, what does this imply for democracy in Bangladesh?
Presenter: Cyril Vanier
Selim Altaf George – Member of parliament for the governing Awami League social gathering
Muktadir Rashid – Investigative journalist for the English-language newspaper New Age
Rumeen Farhana – Former member of parliament and social gathering whip for the opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Get together