GOP probe of Hillary Clinton fuels attack on Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus
By Joanne Lu on 21 June 2017
Republican attempts to indict Hillary Clinton did not end with the election, but one of their latest inquiries puts Nobel Peace Prize-winner Muhammad Yunus squarely in the crosshairs, intensifying the acute political attacks against him at home by Bangladeshi politicians.
Yunus is often credited as the father of microfinance and for helping make Bangladesh a lower middle-income country. But for the past seven years, the Prime Minister of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina has been leveling all sorts of charges against the Nobel laureate.