enforced disappearance

May 28, 2016
May 28, 2016

People can't just go 'missing'!

When nine people mysteriously go “missing” from two villages of the same upazila in less than a month, including three members of the same family...

May 26, 2016
May 26, 2016

Disappearance panic spreads in Pabna villages

Panic grips two villages in Faridpur upazila of the district as nine people hailing from there went missing in less than five weeks after being picked up by people claiming to be law enforcers.

April 27, 2016
April 27, 2016

People feeling insecure: Fakhrul

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir says people have no security of their lives at present as killings and enforced disappearances are going on across the country.

April 24, 2016
April 24, 2016

Culture of impunity led to more killings: Fakhrul

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir says that increased incidents of killings have arisen out of a prevailing culture of impunity in Bangladesh.

December 7, 2015
December 7, 2015

Where have all the missing persons gone?

The statistics are frightening for any society that prides itself on its civilisational credentials, and even more so for any government....

December 4, 2015
December 4, 2015

Families of disappeared 19 for govt intervention

Families of the 19 persons, who were picked up allegedly by law enforcers about two years ago and never returned, demands the government to take necessary steps to find them.

March 23, 2015
March 23, 2015

Govt using law enforcers to crush movement: BNP

BNP accuses government of carrying out killings, abductions and repression on the 20-party alliance men using law enforcement agencies and its political cadres

March 22, 2015
March 22, 2015

ASK concerned over missing people including Salahuddin

Ain O Salish Kendra expresses deep concern over increasing number of missing people, alleging law enforcers have picked up at least 20 people this year but denied detaining them.

March 18, 2015
March 18, 2015

HRW urges probe into Salahuddin’s ‘disappearance’

Human Rights Watch urges Bangladeshi authorities to immediately order an independent investigation into "enforced disappearance" of BNP leader Salahuddin Ahmed