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Summary I am broken. There is nobody here to call me mother. The only thing I want is for my son to return. We won’t even talk about it. We’ll forget what happened, please just bring him back. Everything is lost from my end. —Ayesha Ali, mother…
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Summary My brother asked, “Can I have your identity? What is your force? Are you RAB, CID, DB?” They did not identify themselves. He asked several times. They did not wear any uniform and they had no legal arrest warrant. Nothing. They just said, “…
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Summary On the morning of February 28, 2013, the opposition Jamaat-e-Islami party called a strike to protest the death penalty handed down against its leader, Delwar Hossain Sayedee, who had been convicted by Bangladesh’s International Crimes…
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Summary Khobor lives with his wife, two sons, and daughter in a rural village in central Bangladesh. Their house is small, with a dirt floor, thatched walls, and a corrugated tin roof. Too poor to own his own land, Khobor earns his…
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Summary Climate change is here with us. We cannot stop it. The only way is to see how to work around it. -- Peter Ekai Lokoel, Deputy Governor Turkana, September 2014 Over the past century, the average annual temperature on earth has…
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Summary Jahaj, 17, has worked in a factory where animal hides are tanned in Hazaribagh, a combined residential and industrial neighborhood of Dhaka, since he…
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Glossary of Abbreviations AP Administration Police CID Criminal Investigation Department DO District Officer DRA Department of…
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“Crossfire” Continued Human Rights Abuses by Bangladesh’s Rapid Action Battalion Map of Bangladesh Summary Key Recommendations: Methodology I. Killings and Other Cases of Abuse by RAB Since the  …
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 “Bring the Gun or You’ll Die” Torture, Rape, and Other Serious Human Rights Violations by Kenyan Security Forces in the Mandera Triangle Political Map of Kenya Map of Ethnic Somali Concentration …
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Ignoring Executions and Torture Impunity for Bangladesh's Security Forces Map of Bangladesh I. Summary Key Recommendations Methodology II. A Short History of Impunity Impunity for Crimes in the 1971 War …
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The Torture of Tasneem Khalil How the Bangladesh Military Abuses Its Power under the State of Emergency I. Summary II. Torture in Bangladesh III. Assaults on Media Freedom.. IV. A Midnight Arrest…