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Bangladesh: Fresh death sentences show urgent need to end executions

Bangladesh must immediately impose a moratorium on executions as a first step towards abolition of the death penalty and ensure that political interference does not mar judicial processes, ...
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Bangladesh: No Justice for Wounded Child

(New York) – The Bangladeshi government should order an independent investigation and prosecute members of the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) responsible for a 2011 attack on a child ...
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Adilur gets Kennedy HR award

Dhaka: Odhikar Secretary Adilur Rahman Khan was presented the 2014 Robert F Kennedy Human Rights Award by Robert F Kennedy’s wife Ethel Kennedy in a ceremony in Capitol Hill in ...