Bangladesh: Rulers establish an illusion of rule of law and democracy to deprive people by all means

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Bangladesh celebrates her fortieth year of Independence from Pakistan this year with an elected government in power for three years now after two years of a military-controlled emergency regime. Prior to the last general election the Bangladesh Awami League, like all other political parties of the country, made a huge number of pledges before the public, some of them written in the election manifesto while many other made in rhetorical speeches by the top leaders, including Sheikh Hasina, the incumbent Prime Minister.