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    Enforced disappearance goes unabated in Bangladesh

    Muktadir Rashid | Updated at 11:09pm on August 29, 2020

    Enforced disappearance goes unabated with the law enforcement agencies reportedly enjoying impunity, victims keeping silent on return and authorities conducting no effective investigation while the...

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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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    Victims’ cries don’t reach govt: Fakhrul

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:13am on August 27, 2020

    Opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Wednesday said that extrajudicial killings and enforced disappearances were taking place unabated as the...

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    Dhaka University student picked up by ‘DB police’

    Muktadir Rashid | Updated at 12:59pm on July 26, 2020

    A Dhaka University master’s student remained missing after a group of people identifying themselves as Detective Branch members picked him up from his village home...

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    Picked journalism graduate returns home after 22hrs

    Muktadir Rashid | Updated at 10:34am on June 11, 2020

    A 30-year-old journalism graduate, who was picked up from his house by a group of people introducing as ‘Detective Branch’ on a SUV on Wednesday,...

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    Citizens worried over arrests, disappearances

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:51am on May 07, 2020

    Different political parties, human rights organisations and several hundred citizens in separate statements on Wednesday voiced grave concerns over the arrests of several human rights...

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    Police yet to trace journalist Kajol

    Muktadir Rashid  | Updated at 05:52pm on April 01, 2020

    The police have yet to trace out photojournalist Shafiqul Islam Kajol who has been missing since March 10...

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    Amnesty International releases footage of journalist Shafiqul’s last known whereabouts

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on March 22, 2020

    Unidentified people approached journalist Shafiqul Islam Kajol’s motorbike and appear to tamper with it, the day he was last seen before what is feared to...

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    Police probe into journalist’s disappearance stalled: RSF

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:14am on March 18, 2020

    The Reporters Without Borders on Tuesday called on the Bangladeshi authorities to ensure that Shafiqul Kajol, a journalist who remained missing for the past week,...

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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...