IGP accused of human rights violations. The United States has imposed sanctions on six officials, including Benazir Ahmed and RAB DG Chowdhury Abdullah Al Mamun. The blockade was imposed by the US Treasury Department on the occasion of World Human Rights Day. One of their visas has already been revoked.
United States has imposed sanctions
The ministry said in a statement on December 10 that it had issued visa bans against Benazir Ahmed under Section 8031 (c) of the Department of State, Foreign Operations and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2021, for alleged human rights abuses.
December 10 that it had issued
It is also said that terrible human rights are being violated in Bangladesh. The statement said that Benazir Ahmed was banned for human rights violations during his tenure as the former RAB DG.
A total of eight former and current RAB officers have been brought under the ban by the executive order calling them ‘foreign NTT’ or foreigners.
terrible human rights are being
The statement said there were allegations that RAB had committed grave human rights violations as part of the Bangladesh government’s crackdown on drugs. This is undermining the rule of law, human rights and fundamental freedoms.