FILE- In this Dec. 28, 2017 file photo, Bangladesh’s former prime minister and opposition leader Khaleda Zia, center, leaves after a court appearance in Dhaka, Bangladesh.  Bangladesh’s Election Commission announced Thursday that the next national election will be held Dec. 23, despite the imprisonment of the main opposition leader.
FILE- In this Dec. 28, 2017 file photo, Bangladesh’s former prime minister and opposition leader Khaleda Zia, center, leaves after a court appearance in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Bangladesh’s Election Commission announced Thursday that the next national election will be held Dec. 23, despite the imprisonment of the main opposition leader. A.M. Ahad, File AP Photo
FILE- In this Dec. 28, 2017 file photo, Bangladesh’s former prime minister and opposition leader Khaleda Zia, center, leaves after a court appearance in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Bangladesh’s Election Commission announced Thursday that the next national election will be held Dec. 23, despite the imprisonment of the main opposition leader. A.M. Ahad, File AP Photo

Bangladesh to hold elections Dec. 23 despite Zia’s arrest

November 08, 2018 10:46 AM