The South Asia Center serves as the Atlantic Council’s focal point for work on greater South Asia as well as its relations between these countries, the neighboring regions, Europe, and the United States.

Experts

Content

Tue, Mar 30, 2021

Riaz launches report on media ownership in Bangladesh

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Bangladesh Media

Mon, Mar 29, 2021

Riaz in The Daily Star: A cancelled 1971 conference in Pakistan sends a message

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Bangladesh Disinformation

Mon, Mar 29, 2021

Riaz in the New Age: The unkept promises

In the News by Atlantic Council

Bangladesh Pakistan

Wed, Mar 3, 2021

Riaz in The Daily Star: An ideal vision of democracy in Bangladesh

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Bangladesh Democratic Transitions

Wed, Mar 3, 2021

Riaz in The Diplomat: Bangladesh at 50: The Transformation of a Nation

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Bangladesh Democratic Transitions

Mon, Mar 1, 2021

Nawaz joins the American Muslim Institution to discuss the future of democracy in South Asia

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Bangladesh India

Tue, Jan 26, 2021

Understanding “rape culture” in Bangladesh, India, & Pakistan

Countless examples of gender-based violence (GBV) in South Asia from last year raise significant concerns about so-called “progress” made in improving women’s standing and fighting rape culture in the region. Political discourse in India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh is deeply misguided regarding such issues, often leading to systematic victim-blaming which—knowingly or unknowingly—helps the perpetrators.

SouthAsiaSource by Rudabeh Shahid, Kaveri Sarkar, and Azeem Khan

Bangladesh Civil Society

Wed, Jan 20, 2021

Bhasan Char: An inflection point in the Rohingya refugee crisis?

On December 4, 2020, Dhaka followed through on its promise to move refugees from Cox’s Bazar to Bhasan Char, starting a new, unpredictable chapter in the Rohingya crisis. However, Bhasan Char does not solve these problems as much as it relocates them. Separating some refugees from others does not address the underlying drivers of crime within the refugee camps. If anything, relocation splinters aid response, and further attenuates humanitarian space.

SouthAsiaSource by Imrul Islam

Bangladesh Civil Society

Mon, Jan 11, 2021

Riaz in The Daily Star: Democracy: The journey that has taken a wrong turn

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Bangladesh Corruption

Mon, Jan 11, 2021

Riaz in East Asia Forum: COVID-19 ails Bangladesh’s health, politics and economy

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Bangladesh Coronavirus

Events

Wed, Apr 21, 2021

Post-pandemic South Asia: How the COVID-19 pandemic will affect Bangladesh’s politics, economy, and healthcare

Online Event The Atlantic Council's South Asia Center hosts a conversation on the future of Bangladesh’s economic, political, and healthcare landscapes in the context of the evolving COVID-19 pandemic.

8:00am Bangladesh Civil Society Coronavirus Economy & Business