Rab

June 28, 2022
June 28, 2022

A tangled web: 11 law enforcement units in charge of Padma Bridge

A day after Padma Bridge was opened, two young men died in a motorcycle accident on the bridge on Sunday (June 26, 2022).

May 29, 2022
May 29, 2022

Govt report on enforced disappearance masks a bigger problem

Justice for the victims of enforced disappearance must be ensured

May 27, 2022
May 27, 2022

Rab arrests 26 'muggers, extortionists' from Dhaka in a day

Members of Rapid Action Battalion have arrested 26 alleged members of mugging and extortionist gangs during separate raids at different areas in Dhaka yesterday.

May 27, 2022
May 27, 2022

UN body deems govt explanations for enforced disappearance "insufficient"

The government has finally responded to the Human Rights Council’s Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances for the first time in 26 years.

April 27, 2022
April 27, 2022

Parliamentary body blames foreign ministry behind US sanctions on Rab

A parliamentary body has blamed the foreign ministry behind US sanctions on Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) and its officials.

April 24, 2022
April 24, 2022

No scope to repeal sanctions on Rab without concrete actions: US Ambassador

There is no scope for repealing the sanctions against Rab, without concrete actions and accountability, United States Ambassador to Bangladesh Peter Haas said today.

April 21, 2022
April 21, 2022

Rab says it tried to find BNP leader Ilias Ali

Rapid Action Battalion today rejected allegation of the force's involvement in BNP leader Ilias Ali’s disappearance as "baseless". 

April 21, 2022
April 21, 2022

Man killed in ‘shootout’ with Rab in Manikganj

A man was killed in, what Rab says, a "gunfight" with the force members in Manikganj early today.

April 17, 2022
April 17, 2022

Rab helped contain militancy, don’t malign it: Shahriar

Describing elite force Rab as a “brand name for peace” in villages, State Minister for Foreign Affairs Md Shahriar Alam today (April 17, 2022) said this institution should not be maligned which helped the country contain militancy.

April 5, 2022
April 5, 2022

Actor Sohel Chowdhury murder: Fugitive Ashish Roy Chowdhury arrested

Rapid Action Battalion has arrested Ashish Roy Chowdhury, a fugitive for 24 years accused in a case filed over the murder of film actor Sohel Chowdhury in December 1998.