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Bangladesh: Editor feared victim of enforced disappearance: Shafiqul Islam Kajol

, Index number: ASA 13/1980/2020

Shafiqul Islam Kajol, editor of a Bangladeshi daily newspaper, did not return home from work on 10 March 2020, the same day the police registered a case against him under the draconian Digital Security Act. His family fears that he could be a victim of enforced disappearance. Bangladesh authorities must launch an urgent investigation to determine the fate and whereabouts of Shafiqul Islam Kajol, release him if he is in their custody and drop the case against him and 31 others.