UN human rights chief's visit to Dhaka revealed contrasting expectations on the part of the government and rights groups.
At last there is acknowledgement from the government party members that innocent people do get killed in “crossfire”. One wishes it had come sooner.
It was indeed refreshing and encouraging to find lawmaker Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh speaking out on extrajudicial killings.
Condemning recent killings of bloggers in Bangladesh, UN human rights experts warn that it is an alarming signal of deterioration of the space for freedom of expression.