Extrajudicial killings

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    Freedom of expression squeezed more in 2020: ASK

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:29pm on December 31, 2020

    Human rights situations have worsened during the COVID-19 crisis in Bangladesh and space for freedom of expression was more squeezed in the outgoing year with...

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    US Senate body demands sanctions against RAB officials in Bangladesh

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:10am on October 29, 2020

    US Senate’s foreign relations committee on Tuesday demanded that the administration of president Donald Trump should impose targeted sanctions on senior officials of the Rapid...

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    Attempt to foil Drik protest condemned

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:13am on September 08, 2020

    A group of civil society members in a statement on Monday condemned the attempt of ruling party activists to foil the art exhibition Drik organised...

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    Policemen plant drugs in Sinha’s car

    Muktadir Rashid | Updated at 01:17pm on September 07, 2020

    An administrative inquiry committee submitted its report on Monday on the killing of retired army major Sinha Md Rashed Khan in police firing in Cox’s...

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    Drik holds functions protesting at crossfire

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:29am on September 05, 2020

    Drik on Friday observed its 31st founding anniversary by holding a photo exhibition and other programmes protesting against extrajudicial killings across the country. As part...

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    Family of another ‘gunfight’ victim sues Pradeep

    Our Correspondent . Cox’s Bazar | Updated at 05:51pm on August 31, 2020

    The wife of a victim of extrajudicial killing on Monday filed a complaint with the court of a senior judicial magistrate in Cox’s Bazar against...

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    12 rights bodies urge govt to end enforced disappearance

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:20pm on August 28, 2020

    Twelve human rights groups on Thursday alleged that security forces and law enforcement agencies in Bangladesh were continuing extrajudicial killings with apparent impunity, targeting journalists...

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    RAB receives Liyakat’s pistol for ballistic test

    Muktadir Rashid | Updated at 09:05pm on August 22, 2020

    The Rapid Action Battalion on Saturday received a pistol and the related documents from the Cox’s Bazar police as per a court order in connection...

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    WP wants social resistance against extra judicial killings

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:51am on August 19, 2020

    Leaders of Workers Party of Bangladesh, a partner of Awami League-led alliance, on Tuesday urged for social resistance to stop extra judicial killings in the...

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    Pradeep, two others in RAB custody

    Muktadir Rashid | Updated at 01:02pm on August 18, 2020

    The government-instituted high-powered inquiry committee on Tuesday interrogated the Cox’s Bazar police superintendent ABM Masud Hossain could not interrogate Teknaf police station suspended officer-in-charge Pradeep...