UN human rights chief's visit to Dhaka revealed contrasting expectations on the part of the government and rights groups.
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.
A day after Padma Bridge was opened, two young men died in a motorcycle accident on the bridge on Sunday (June 26, 2022).
Justice for the victims of enforced disappearance must be ensured
Members of Rapid Action Battalion have arrested 26 alleged members of mugging and extortionist gangs during separate raids at different areas in Dhaka yesterday.
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.
A parliamentary body has blamed the foreign ministry behind US sanctions on Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) and its officials.
There is no scope for repealing the sanctions against Rab, without concrete actions and accountability, United States Ambassador to Bangladesh Peter Haas said today.
Rapid Action Battalion today rejected allegation of the force's involvement in BNP leader Ilias Ali’s disappearance as "baseless".
A man was killed in, what Rab says, a "gunfight" with the force members in Manikganj early today.