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Bangladesh Must Investigate Widespread Reports Of Torture: UN

WorldNews Friday, 9 August 2019 ()
Bangladesh Must Investigate Widespread Reports Of Torture: UNA United Nations human rights body said Bangladesh needed to investigate allegations of police and security forces using torture on detainees and prisoners on Friday, according to Reuters. The U.N. Committee Against Torture said Bangladeshi authorities also needed to prosecute any perpetrators of torture after human rights groups amassed dozens of complaints. The letter was the first time independent experts called Bangladesh's record into question, even though the country failed to submit any compliance reports to the international ban on torture it signed in 1999 until last month.“Bangladesh presented us with no report for 20 years, came a week beforehand and gave us a report which was...
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