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.

Published in Russia

Rozina Islam’s arrest for unearthing official corruption in the government’s COVID response caused an outcry.

Published in Bangladesh‎

French FM slams Lebanese politicians for failing to pull the country out of its economic meltdown or form a government.

Published in Lebanon

Aung San Suu Kyi’s lawyer dismisses military’s allegations of corruption against Myanmar’s deposed civilian leader as ‘groundless’.

Published in Myanmar

An executive order from US President Joe Biden gave the green light to block the transfer indefinitely, Reuters reported.

Published in Myanmar

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.

Published in Myanmar
Friday, 26 February 2021 21:19

Myanmar coup puts pressure on army businesses

Calls are growing for sanctions on the military’s vast business empire after the February 1 coup.

Published in Myanmar

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.

Published in Bangladesh‎
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