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BD Government Should Disband or Radically Reform RAB: HRW

Members of Rapid Action Battalion

The Bangladeshi government is failing to keep its commitment to end extrajudicial killings, torture and other abuses by the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) and hold those responsible accountable, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said in a new report today. Brad Adams, the Director (Asia) of HRW said, after two years in office, the government has had more than enough time to take action to stop the RAB’s murderous practices. A death squad is roaming the streets of Bangladesh and the government does not appear to be doing anything to stop it. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina needs to act. Continue reading

May 10, 2011 Posted by | Uncategorized | , | 6 Comments