Displaying items by tag: corruption by the state
A Moscow court on Wednesday night outlawed the organizations founded by Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny by labeling them extremist, the latest move in a campaign to silence dissent and bar Kremlin critics from running for parliament in September.
Rozina Islam’s arrest for unearthing official corruption in the government’s COVID response caused an outcry.
French FM slams Lebanese politicians for failing to pull the country out of its economic meltdown or form a government.
Aung San Suu Kyi’s lawyer dismisses military’s allegations of corruption against Myanmar’s deposed civilian leader as ‘groundless’.
An executive order from US President Joe Biden gave the green light to block the transfer indefinitely, Reuters reported.
Myanmar’s military rulers attempted to move about $1 billion held at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York days after seizing power on Feb. 1, prompting U.S. officials to put a freeze on the funds, according to three people familiar with the matter, including one U.S. government official.
Calls are growing for sanctions on the military’s vast business empire after the February 1 coup.
A Bangladeshi lawyer sought to bring in sedition charges against four people, including Al Jazeera’s director general, over an investigation into high-level corruption.