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Extrajudicial killings during the first 30 days of emergency in 2007

From 12 January to 10 February 2007 during the first 30 days of emergency total 29 persons have been reportedly killed and 52027 persons have been arrested. Of the 29 people killed by law enforcement agencies, 11 persons were killed by the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB), 9 by police, 6 by the army and 3 by […]

February 11, 2007 | Read full story | Comments { 0 }

32 deaths by law enforcement agencies and 19 deaths by BSF in January 2007

According to the documentation of Odhikar, on human rights violations which occurred during 01 to 31 January 2007, as many as 32 persons were killed by the law enforcement agencies. Of them, 16 were killed by the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB), 9 by police, 5 by the army and 2 by joint forces. During 1-11 […]

February 1, 2007 | Read full story | Comments { 0 }

374 killed in political conflict, 355 killed by law enforcement agencies

 04 January, 2007  Press Release of Odhikar  Odhikar’s data on human rights violations shows that in the year 2006, 374 persons have been killed, 21265 injured, 2358 arrested and 48 abducted due to political related violence. Besides, 28651 were the victims of mass arrest. In 2005, 310 persons were killed, 8997 persons injured, 1216 arrested […]

January 4, 2007 | Read full story | Comments { 0 }

63 deaths due to political violence in the last twenty days

16 November,2006 At least 63 persons were reportedly killed from October 27 to November 15, 2006 due to the violence that erupted at the eve of and immediately after the power handover from the BNP-led 4-party-alliance Government to the Caretaker Government, the agitation to press the demand for the resignation of the Chief Election Commissioner […]

November 15, 2006 | Read full story | Comments { 0 }

50 persons killed due to politically motivated violence in the last 10 days

50 persons were reportedly killed from October 27 to November 05, 2006 due to the violence that erupted at the eve of and immediately after the power handover from the BNP-led 4-party-alliance Government to the Caretaker Government. One of the main reasons for the violence was the demand for the resignation of the Chief Election […]

November 6, 2006 | Read full story | Comments { 0 }

166 killed by different law enforcement agencies and 160 political killings in the last 6 months

Odhikar Bi-Annual Press Release From January 1 to June 30 2006, 166 people have been killed by the law enforcement agencies throughout the country. Of them, 84 people were killed by the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB), 80 by the police, 1 by forest guards and the other 1 by the Detective Branch (DB) police. It […]

June 30, 2006 | Read full story | Comments { 0 }