Sheikh Hasina - Prime Minister of Bangladesh

Sheikh Hasina has been Prime Minister of Bangladesh for the last three and a half years. It’s her second term in office and throughout her time at the top she’s attracted controversy and criticism in equal measure.

Bangladesh is densely populated, desperately poor and riven with corruption and political violence.

Back in 2009 Sheikh Hasina vowed to clean up government and heal the country’s divisions. So what’s gone wrong?

(Image: Sheikh Hasina. Credit: Getty Images)

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Mon 30 Jul 2012 19:05 GMT