March 5

As Nobel Laureate Yunus Skirts Jail in Bangladesh, Fears for His Future

By Catherine Davison

Famed social entrepreneur Muhammad Yunus narrowly avoided imprisonment yesterday, after a court in Bangladesh extended his bail in a case on alleged labor law violations. But as the long-running feud between the Nobel laureate and Bangladesh’s Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina escalates, his supporters fear the respite may be brief.

Photo courtesy of University of Salford Press Office. 

Source: Devex (link opens in a new window)

Finance, Social Enterprise
financial inclusion, microfinance, poverty alleviation