Human Rights Watch urges Bangladesh authorities to immediately withdraw all criminal charges filed against the editors of The Daily Star and Prothom Alo. It also urges repeal of criminal defamation and sedition laws, saying those “violate international standards”.
The killing of secular blogger Ananta Bijoy Das is part of an alarming trend of violent intolerance toward freedom of religion and speech in Bangladesh, Human Rights Watch says.
Human Rights Watch reiterates its longstanding call for Bangladesh to impose an immediate moratorium on executions.
Human Rights Watch urges Bangladeshi authorities to immediately order an independent investigation into "enforced disappearance" of BNP leader Salahuddin Ahmed