Stealing Shahbag: Third Force Dynamics and Electoral Politics in Bangladesh

First published on September 17, 2018.DOI: https://doi.org/10.1177/0262728018791698Volume: 38 issue: 3_suppl, page(s): 1S-24SSouth Asia Research Abstract The Shahbag Movement, demanding capital punishment for war criminals of the 1971 liberation war in Bangladesh, emerged in February 2013 in Dhaka. This youth-led grassroots movement erupted in response to infuriating establishment party politics as a populist third force, wanting … Read more Stealing Shahbag: Third Force Dynamics and Electoral Politics in Bangladesh