Salil Tripathi is the author of The Colonel Who Would Not Repent, an account of Bangladesh's liberation war and its aftermath. He chairs PEN International's Writers in Prison Committee and lives in London.
Increasingly hostile to dissent, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's government wants to halt anti-government momentum ahead of elections later this year. It could backfire.
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