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US support war crimes trial

Source: BD News 24 Washington DC: The United States has reiterated its support to the Bangladesh government’s initiative to put to trial the crimes against humanities committed during the 1971 Liberation War. US State Department Spokesperson Patrick Ventrell extended the assurance to Bangladesh in wake of the ‘debate’ and political […]

Forced disappearances key problem

Source: The Daily Star The United States has identified forced disappearances, discrimination against marginalised groups, and poor working conditions and labour rights are the significant human rights problems in Bangladesh. In its annual human rights report, the State Department criticised a host of human rights problems in Bangladesh, particularly arbitrary […]