Bangladesh Elections 2007

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50,000 march in electoral protest

Posted by Nirbachon on July 31, 2006

MORE than 50,000 activists marched in the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka on the sixth and final day of protests to press for electoral reforms ahead of January polls.

Chanting slogans such as “No reforms, no polls” and “Accept reforms before it is too late”, the protesters representing a 14-party opposition alliance began the march from Gabtali, some 20km west of central Dhaka. More than 50,000 joined the peaceful march, said a senior Dhaka police officer.

Read here.


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10,000 storm Dhaka with poll reforms cry

Posted by Nirbachon on July 26, 2006

Nearly 10,000 opposition protesters shouting slogans demanding poll reforms marched yesterday through parts of the Bangladeshi capital.

Read more at Gulf News 

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Sammilita Nagorik Andolon vows to guard ‘syndicated price hike’

Posted by Nirbachon on July 21, 2006

..The coalition will also build a mass movement for reform in the caretaker government and Election Commission (EC), and for resignation of the controversial Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) and two other commissioners from this posts “for the sake of a free, fair and acceptable elections”.

Financial Express

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No, no, an emphatic no

Posted by Nirbachon on May 22, 2006

Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) MA Aziz yesterday brushed aside the allegation of the Election Commission's (EC) failure to make a flawless voter list.

"There is no failure to prepare the voter list and the answer is no, no, an emphatic no," he said when a reporter asked him if he would resign admitting the "failure."

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Bangladesh CEC not to resign

Posted by Nirbachon on May 22, 2006

Bangladesh Chief Election Commissioner, Justice MA Aziz, has said "no" to widespread demands for his resignation on charges that voter lists were "fake".

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Voter list will be corrected, newsmen role praised: CEC rejects possibility of resignation

Posted by Nirbachon on May 22, 2006

Chief Election Commissioner Justice MA Aziz yesterday dismissed any possibility of his resignation taking the responsibility for his failure and lapses in irregularities in the process of listing draft voter lists for the next general election.

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