Bangladesh high court bans elections Natalie Hrubos at 12:35 PM ET
[JURIST] The Bangladesh High Court [government backgrounder] said Monday that it has banned the government from conducting any elections, including this month's upcoming national election, because of political instability in the country. The Chief Election Commissioner of the Bangladesh Election Commission [official website] resigned [JURIST report] just last week as further evidence of the current political instability in Bangladesh [JURIST news archive].
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