Rab

September 29, 2022
September 29, 2022

Sanctions on Rab to remain until held accountable: US ambassador

The sanctions imposed by the US against Rapid Action Battalion and seven of its former and current officials will stay in place, until the perpetrators are held accountable.

August 20, 2022
August 20, 2022

UN rights chief’s visit: Conflicting expectations and a hope for positive change

UN human rights chief's visit to Dhaka revealed contrasting expectations on the part of the government and rights groups.

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.