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Bangladesh: Impunity / Legal Concern - Impunity for army personnel

, Index number: ASA 13/010/2003

The Bangladeshi Government has issued an 'indemnity ordinance' for army personnel involved in a recent crackdown on crime in the country. If the ordinance is approved by Parliament on 26 January 2003, no soldiers can be investigated or brought to justice for the deaths of at least 40 people arrested and allegedly tortured as part of the crackdown.

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