“Let every soul be subject to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God, and the authorities that exist are appointed by God” (Romans 13:1 NKJV).
The sight of burned out motorcycles lying half submerged in a pond and ballot boxes smashed with their contents torn and stomped on is not a ringing endorsement of democracy. Yet these were scenes depicted in the newspaper the day after local elections in Bangladesh. The motorcycles belonged to candidates and their supporters from one party who were attacked and beaten at a polling place by thugs hired by the opposition. Continue reading “What form of government?”