The case was registered under the DSA for attempting to ‘disrupt law and order’ and ‘defaming’ the Prime Minister, among other charges.
Since then, Khadijah’s bail pleas have been rejected several times and Khadijah was transferred to a ‘scandalous cell’ earlier this year, according to family and media reports, despite reportedly developing medical problems including kidney problems. which is reserved for death row convicts.
On 10 July 2023, the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court adjourned his bail hearing for four months, saying that he should be able to take responsibility for the views expressed in his talk shows.
Amnesty International has issued an urgent action to mobilize international support for Khadija and demand her immediate and unconditional release.