Tag: Begum Khaleda Zia

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  • Dissent stifled

    Dissent stifled

    The discourse over dissent in a democracy has been rudely jolted in Bangladesh barely two months before the general election.

    October 23, 2018
  • Begum behind bars

    Begum behind bars

    For the Bangladesh Nationalist Party, the five-year jail term for Begum Khaleda Zia in a corruption case related to the Zia Orphanage Trust could scarcely have been pronounced at a more impropitious juncture ~ ahead of the parliamentary elections later this year. The next tryst with democracy is still more significant as the party had …

    February 11, 2018