A Philippine court on Monday granted bail to the top executive of a news website critical of President Rodrigo Duterte's policies after she was indicted of tax evasion charges, a case she described as ‘politically motivated’.
Duduzane Zuma, the son of former South African president Jacob Zuma, was released on bail after appearing in court in leg-irons on Monday on charges of corruption.
Khaleda Zia was imprisoned in February after being accused of embezzling money intended for an orphanage, an allegation she said was politically motivated.
Bangladesh opposition leader Khaleda Zia is set to be released from jail after a court on Monday granted her bail, her lawyer said.
Two journalists from Myanmar, who had been detained in Bangladesh while reporting on the influx of thousands of Rohingya Muslims, have been released on bail, a police official said on Saturday.
A Canadian university student, detained on suspicion of having links to a deadly July cafe attack in the Bangladeshi capital, has been freed on bail, officials said on Monday.
A court in Bangladesh granted bail to opposition leader Khaleda Zia on Tuesday after issuing a warrant for her arrest over a deadly fire-bomb attack on a bus, her lawyer said.