Bangladesh: Submission to the UN Universal Periodic Review: Fourth session of the UPR Working Group of the Human Rights Council, February 2009
In this submission, Amnesty International provides information as stipulated in the General Guidelines for the Preparation of Information under the Universal Periodic Review: Amnesty International raises concerns over the Caretaker Government’s use of emergency regulations since January 2007 to bypass safeguards against human rights violations. The organization is also concerned about arbitrary arrest and detention, unfair trials, and impunity for human rights violations. Amnesty International makes a number of recommendations for action by the government.
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