Khaleda Zia

October 27, 2022
October 27, 2022

Khaleda Zia won't be sent to jail before election: Law minister

Law Minister Anisul Huq today (October 27, 2022) said BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia will not be sent to jail before the next parliamentary election though she has been convicted and sentenced to imprisonments in two corruption cases.

October 18, 2022
October 18, 2022

Aug 15 patrons have no right to talk on democracy: PM

Slamming BNP for obstructing the trial in the August 15 massacre, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today (October 18, 2022) said it is an irony for the nation that the patrons of the killers are now lecturing on democracy and human rights.

June 11, 2022
June 11, 2022

Khaleda’s life at risk if not sent abroad for urgent medical treatment: Fakhrul

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir today said BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia has temporarily recovered from heart problems after stenting.

June 11, 2022
June 11, 2022

Khaleda's treatment abroad depends on court: Home Minister

If Khaleda Zia wants to go abroad for treatment, it will have to be according to the law, Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal said today (June 11, 2022).

May 24, 2022
May 24, 2022

Cumilla arson case: Khaleda Zia gets permanent bail from HC

The High Court has granted permanent bail to BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia in the Cumilla arson case.

May 7, 2022
May 7, 2022

Same laws operate differently for Khaleda Zia & Haji Salim?

Both BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia and Awami League MP Haji Salim are convicts. Both needed treatment abroad. Even though family members of Khaleda Zia have asked the law minister and government repeatedly to take her abroad for medical treatment, they were denied by the authorities. Yet Haji Salim, who's been convicted for 10 years over corruption, has returned home after receiving medical treatment in Bangkok, Thailand. There has been soaring criticism in the national media regarding the treatment by the government in regard to the two convicts.

May 3, 2022
May 3, 2022

Law not the same for two politicians from different parties?

Awami League lawmaker Haji Mohammad Salim, who was convicted with a 10-year sentence in a corruption case, has left the country for Bangkok.

March 10, 2020
March 10, 2020

SC lawyer appeals to president, PM to pardon Khaleda

A Supreme Court (SC) lawyer appeals to the president and prime minister to pardon the jail sentence of BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia and release her from jail on humanitarian ground ahead of birth centenary celebration of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

February 8, 2020
February 8, 2020

2 Years of Khaleda’s Imprisonment: BNP in a fix

Two years after BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia landed in jail, many activists and leaders of the party are losing hope of getting her released through legal and political means.

June 18, 2019
June 18, 2019

Khaleda gets bail in 2 defamation cases

The High Court grants six-month bail to BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia in two defamation cases. However, Khaleda cannot get released from jail as she is convicted in two graft cases.