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Human rights situation was alarming in 2014: ASK
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Human rights situation was alarming in 2014: ASK

  The human rights situation in Bangladesh was alarming in 2014, says an annual report published by Ain O Salish Kendra (ASK) today. At least 88 people became victims of forced disappearance this year. Twelve of them returned while bodies of 23 were found later, Ain o Salish Kendra Executive Director Sultana Kamal said while placing the report on human rights situation of the country. Two people were sent to jail on different charges while the rests’ whereabouts were not known, she told reporters at Dhaka Reporters Unity. According to the report, 128 people were killed in “gunfights” with the law enforcers across the country this year which numbered at 72 in 2013. “This year, we have seen a tendency of law enforcers to shoot the victims in their legs during the gunfights,” Sult...