Bangladesh Elections and What they Mean

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A distinguished panel of experts and journalists will analyze the results of the Dec. 29 Bangladesh elections and what they mean for Bangladesh, the region and Bangladesh-US relations. Speakers include: * Syeed Ahamed, senior research associate, Center for Policy Dialogue, Bangladesh * Steve Herman, South Asia bureau chief, VOA, who covered the elections * Sara Hossain, a lawyer in the Supreme Court of Bangladesh, practicing in the areas of public interest and human rights law. she is on the board of ASK, a national human rights organisation * Prof. Ali Riaz, chair in the Department of Government & Politics at Illinois State University * Asif Saleh recently retired from his post as vice president at Goldman Sachs in London to be the full-time executive director of Drishtipat, a Bangladesh human rights organization he founded in 2001 Questions/comments: (subject=webcast)