US sanctions on rab

June 1, 2022
June 1, 2022

“Ask the US Ambassador why they can’t stop extrajudicial killings there”

Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen today wondered why Bangladeshi journalists don’t question the US Ambassador on human rights situation and state of democracy in the USA.

April 28, 2022
April 28, 2022

Commentary by Mahfuz Anam: What sort of a mindset is it?

Our foreign minister announced on Tuesday that he sought India’s assistance in lifting the sanctions against Rab.

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 5, 2022
April 5, 2022

Rab may have done some excesses but there's accountability, Momen tells Blinken

Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen has strongly made the case for withdrawing sanctions on Rab and its seven current and former officials to US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, as they held a meeting at the latter’s office in Washington last night (April 4, 2022).

April 5, 2022
April 5, 2022

Momen, Blinken hold talks in Washington as Bangladesh demands lifting sanctions

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen held a meeting with his US counterpart Antony J Blinken at the US Department of State yesterday (April 4, 2022) marking 50 years of diplomatic ties bewteen US and Bangladesh.

March 28, 2022
March 28, 2022

US sanctions on Rab an abominable move: PM

Prime Minister sheikh Hasina today came down heavily on the USA for imposing sanctions on Rapid Action Battalion and some of its officials, terming it an “abominable move”.

March 21, 2022
March 21, 2022

Rab facing difficulties in conducting operations due to US sanctions: Momen to Nuland

Bangladesh has said Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) is facing difficulties in conducting its operations due to US-imposed sanctions and this might encourage radical elements in the country and make the law-and-order situation worse and create regional instability.