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UN: Ban Abusive Bangladesh Unit from Peacekeeping

By Human Rights Watch
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Click to expand Image Bangladeshi Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) stand on guard at the Central Shaheed Minar in Dhaka, Bangladesh.  © 2021 Piyas Biswas / SOPA Images/Sipa USA (Sipa via AP Images) (New York) – The United Nations Department of Peace Operations should ban Bangladesh’s notoriously abusive paramilitary Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) from UN deployment, 12 organizations said in a letter to Under-Secretary-General Jean-Pierre Lacroix, made public today. Letter to Under-Secretary-General Lacroix, Re: Human Rights Screening of Bangladeshi Nationals Letter to Under-Secretary-General…

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