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Human Rights Experts Denounce Bangladesh Arrests

Human rights experts have spoken out against a recent sweep of arrests in Bangladesh. Bangladesh officials say they have arrested more than 11,000 people in a sudden and drastic response to the wave of brutal killings by suspected Islamist militants. But New York-based Rights group Human Rights Watch is skeptical that this large number of arrests is founded on adequate investigations, or that this will effectively reduce violence in the country. “The mass arrest of thousands upon...

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