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    A well-meaning court order that has lied ignored for years

    | Updated at 12:00am on February 15, 2020

    THE continuance of arrest without warrants or on suspicion, interrogation and detention without adherence to the 19-point directives that the court earlier issued for the...

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    Top Bangladesh court concerned as guidelines on disappearance, arrest flouted

    M Moneruzzaman | Updated at 11:56pm on February 13, 2020

    The Appellate Division on Thursday expressed its disappointment as the law-enforcement agencies continued arresting without warrant flouting its guidelines to follow when they deal with...

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    Disappearance day of Zahir Raihan today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on January 30, 2020

    Today is the 48th disappearance day of late eminent filmmaker, writer and freedom fighter Zahir Raihan. Different organisations will pay tribute to Zahir Raihan organising...

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    Rights abuses go unabated in Bangladesh as NHRC bypasses mandate

    Muktadir Rashid | Updated at 12:19am on December 10, 2019

    Enforced disappearance, extrajudicial killings and custodial torture go unabated in the country with the National Human Rights Commission busy dealing with crimes of general nature,...

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    Uighur musician listed for China show year after disappearance

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 12:00am on October 30, 2019

    A prominent Uighur musician who was rumoured to have disappeared into a re-education camp in China’s northwest Xinjiang will perform in Shanghai next month, the...

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    Bangladesh edges towards lawlessness: discussants

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:57am on October 06, 2019

    Rights defenders, academics and a jurist in a discussion on Saturday expressed their concerns over deteriorating human rights situation in Bangladesh, especially over the reports...

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    Cry for justice continues

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on August 31, 2019

    Politicians, academics, rights activists and families of the victims of enforced disappearance on Friday called upon the government to allow the UN Working Group on...

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    Enforced disappearances must end early

    | Updated at 12:00am on August 31, 2019

    ENFORCED disappearances continue, with rights groups reporting, as New Age reported on Friday, 532 cases to have happened between January 2009 and July 2019. The...

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    532 people disappeared since 2009

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on August 30, 2019

    Incidence of enforced disappearance continued in across Bangladesh and the rights groups recorded at least 532 cases reported between January 2009 and July 2019...

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    Government must have mechanism to stop, investigate torture

    | Updated at 12:00am on August 11, 2019

    ENFORCED disappearances, torture, arbitrary arrests, unacknowledged detention and custodial death continue to happen as the United Nations Committee Against Torture, on Friday, issued a statement...