What about THIS pris­oner, Tulip?

Scottish Daily Mail - - News -

LABOUR MP Tulip Sid­diq has been vo­cal about the fate of her con­stituent, Nazanin Zaghari-Rat­cliffe, and the hu­man rights abuse she’s suf­fer­ing at the hands of the Ira­nian regime. Since Ms Sid­diq is so pas­sion­ate about hu­man rights, why doesn’t she ask her aunt, the Prime Min­is­ter of Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina Wazed, about the fate of Bri­tish ci­ti­zen Has­nat Karim? (Ms Sid­diq so ad­mires her pow­er­ful rel­a­tive that she ac­com­pa­nied her on a visit to sign an arms deal with Vladimir Putin, later ex­plain­ing: ‘I wasn’t part of my aunt’s del­e­ga­tion. I went be­cause I don’t get to see her much.’) Mr Karim, a Bri­tish Bangladeshi busi­ness­man, has been de­tained il­le­gally with­out charge by the Bangladeshi au­thor­i­ties since July 2016, when he was caught up in a ter­ror­ist at­tack, by mil­i­tants loyal to Is­lamic State, on a cafe in Dhaka where he was sit­ting with his wife and two chil­dren. Like Zaghari-Rat­cliffe, he is gravely ill and alone, and his fam­ily’s pleas for a fair trial have fallen on deaf ears. For­give me if I’ve missed it, Ms Sid­diq, but I don’t hear you speak­ing out on his be­half.

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