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News Bangladesh » Politics: Bangladesh High Court accepts appeal by ex-PM in graft case

News channel or source: http://www.stltoday.com/news/world/bangladesh-high-court-accepts-appeal-by-ex-pm-in-graft/article_407efe90-2a05-52b2-b998-7a84721a3728.html
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Zia faces more than 30 other charges, ranging from corruption to sedition. Bangladesh politics are deeply fractious, with Hasina and Zia ruling the country alternately since 1991, when democracy was restored. Both women emerged from political dynasties.

News Bangladesh » Politics: Bangladesh ex-PM appeals 5-year jail sentence in graft case

News channel or source: http://www.omaha.com/news/world/bangladesh-ex-pm-appeals--year-jail-sentence-in-graft/article_0e451339-3b59-5df2-80ff-ee2b4ebfcc69.html
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Zia faces more than 30 other charges, ranging from corruption to sedition. Bangladesh politics are deeply fractious, with current Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Zia ruling the country alternately since 1991, when democracy was restored. Both women ...

News Bangladesh » Politics: Khaleda Zia’s Conviction Will Only Add to Bangladesh’s Internal Political Chaos

News channel or source: https://thewire.in/224433/khaleda-zia-conviction-bangladesh-bnp-awami-league/
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

The verdict will likely push the opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party into further crisis, clearing the way for the Awami League to form government in Dhaka again. In a landmark judgment, the anti-corruption court in Dhaka on February 8 convicted ...

News Bangladesh » Politics: Bangladesh opposition leader jailed for five years on corruption charges

News channel or source: https://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2018/02/22/bang-f22.html
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

The trust was named after her late husband and former Bangladesh President Ziaur Rahman. Her son, Tarique Rahman, the current BNP vice-chairman, received a 10-year sentence. Although Zia has been detained many times during her 35-year political career ...

News Bangladesh » Politics: Bangladesh: Khaleda Zia’s Conviction And Its Repercussions – Analysis

News channel or source: http://www.eurasiareview.com/20022018-bangladesh-khaleda-zias-conviction-and-its-repercussions-analysis/
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Khaleda’s conviction may have significant political implications as it makes it uncertain ... There was an odd incident where the BNP followers stormed the Bangladesh mission and destroyed whatever objects they could lay their hands on.

News Bangladesh » Politics: Don't let Bangladesh slip into dark era of post-1975: Hasina

News channel or source: https://www.aninews.in/news/world/asia/dont-let-bangladesh-slip-into-dark-era-of-post-1975-hasina201802250103170001/
Publication date: Saturday 24 February 2018

Dhaka [Bangladesh], Feb 25 (ANI): Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh ... has raised concerns over the growing political unrest in his country and has called for an urgent intervention by the international community. Beijing [China], Feb 25 (ANI): China ...

News Bangladesh » Politics: Bangladesh: Scrap Draconian Elements of Digital Security Act

News channel or source: https://www.hrw.org/news/2018/02/22/bangladesh-scrap-draconian-elements-digital-security-act
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

The United Nations Human Rights Committee, the independent expert body that monitors compliance with the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR), to which Bangladesh is a party, has expressly stated that laws that penalize the ...

News Bangladesh » Politics: A difficult situation: European MP Jean Lambert on Bangladesh politics

News channel or source: https://bdnews24.com/politics/2018/02/14/a-difficult-situation-european-mp-jean-lambert-on-bangladesh-politics
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

The visiting European Parliament MP, Jean Lambert, says it is “important” for the BNP to “concentrate” on the upcoming elections as a political party, though she understands Khaleda Zia’s sentencing in corruption case presents a “challenge ...

News Bangladesh » Politics: Amnesty Report 2017-18: 'Politics of hate' sees demonisation of civil society and minorities in India, rest of South Asia

News channel or source: https://in.news.yahoo.com/amnesty-report-2017-18-apos-201747407.html
Publication date: Saturday 24 February 2018

The "politics of demonisation" provided fertile ground for human ... Muslims in India and Sri Lanka, Shi'as in Pakistan and Afghanistan, and Hindus in Bangladesh have all come under attack over the past year. In each case, the governments have either ...

News Bangladesh » Politics: Is This the End of the Two-Party System in Bangladesh?

News channel or source: https://thediplomat.com/2018/02/is-this-the-end-of-the-two-party-system-in-bangladesh/
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

Bangladesh’s democracy stands at a crossroads with the ... They have also accused the government of indulging in a political vendetta by fabricating the case against Zia, as part of a larger AL conspiracy to cling to power. Enjoying this article?