Enforced disappearances in Bangladesh

This is a very good, sobering report on enforced disappearances in Bangladesh by Ali Riaz, published by the Centre for Governance Studies:

“In the past decade, Bangladesh has witnessed a growing number of incidents of enforced
disappearance, that is ‘the arrest, detention, abduction or any other form of deprivation of
liberty by agents of the State or by persons or groups of persons acting with the
authorization, support or acquiescence of the state.’ At least 522 people have become
victims of enforced disappearance between 2009 and 2018, according to various human
rights organizations. This project gathered detailed information including the names and
professions of the victims, places of disappearance, and alleged involvement of law
enforcement agencies of an additional 71 cases between 2019 and 2021″

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