Category: corruption

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Khaleda Zia jailed for five years in corruption case

A court in the Bangladeshi capital, Dhaka, has sentenced former Prime Minister Khaleda Zia to five years in jail in a corruption case. Judge Md Akhtaruzzaman of the Special Court-5 on Thursday sentenced the two-time former prime minister to rigorous imprisonment, according to the Daily Star newspaper. Zia, the chairperson of the country’s main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist…

Romania: Tens of 1000’s shriek towards corruption 0

Romania: Tens of 1000’s shriek towards corruption

Tens of thousands of people rallied against anti-corruption legislation in Romania’s capital Bucharest, braving heavy snow, as well as a large police presence. The protests were organised on Saturday after the leftist-leaning, ruling Social Democrats (PSD) passed new legislation last month that critics say will make it harder to prosecute crime and high-level corruption. President…