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Bangladesh: Crackdown on Critics, Activists

Expand Students protest against the murder of Abrar Fahad, a student at the Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, who was allegedly beaten to death by ruling party activists, in Dhaka, October 9, 2019.   © 2019 Mehedi Hasan/NurPhoto via Getty Images (New York) – After winning a third term in elections marked with allegations of fraud and a crackdown on the political opposition, the Awami League-led government in Bangladesh stifled dissent and failed to hold security forces accountable for abuses, Human Rights Watch said today in its World Report 2020. In 2019, Bangladesh participated…

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