Bangladesh: Crimes unseen: Extrajudicial executions in Bangladesh

Bangladesh: Crimes unseen: Extrajudicial executions in Bangladesh

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Index Number: ASA 13/005/2011
Date Published: 24 August 2011
Categories: Bangladesh

Hardly a week goes by in Bangladesh without people being shot in Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) operations. RAB is a special police force, created to combat criminal gang activity. But since its inception in 2004, RAB has been implicated in the unlawful killing of at least 700 people. In this document Amnesty International calls on the authorities to set up an independent and impartial body to thoroughly investigate allegations of RAB abuses.


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