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Election related activism

Posted in activism, politics by jrahman on January 17, 2009

With comrades from Drishtipat, I worked in a number of projects before and after the election. Some of these are linked over the fold.

For a better election process

Using the past election data and events, we explored how the voters’ will could have been subverted in the previous elections. We argued that by keeping the mobile network open and by allowing media access to poll centre level data, these subversions can be limited.

Analysing the election: Let’s look at the evidence

Evidence of post-ballot count manipulation?

Deprivation or abstention?

Minority intimidation and electoral bigotry

Running the numbers

Analysing the manifestos

This piece will discuss some of the promises by the Awami League and the Bangladesh Nationalist Party on the economy, governance, corruption, and energy. (More)

TV spots

We shaped debates in a number of TV programmes. Some of these are linked below.

Faruk Wasif at ATN Bangla

Syeed Ahamed at ATN Bangla

Naeem Mohaiemen at RTV 1

Naeem Mohaiemen at RTV 2

Tazreena Sajjad at RTV

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  1. […] before the 29 Dec election.  The quote is from this piece.  The overall series is available here.  The second quote is from an article published in Daily Amar Desh on 17 Dec 2008, after our […]

  2. […] Ahamed before the 29 Dec election. The quote is from this piece. The overall series is available here. The second quote is from an article published in Daily Amar Desh on 17 Dec 2008, after our […]


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