Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Ramadan Death Count: Bangladesh: 24/05/18

(Dhaka) A anti-drug crackdown across the country these past 5 days has seen at least 35 people have been killed in ‘shootouts’ by law-enforcement agencies.

In fact Law-enforcement agencies stated that they had engaged in gun battles with drug traffickers in eight districts overnight on Tuesday alone. Rights organisations have expressed their anxiety over the killings and the way the law-enforcement agencies are combating drug trafficking. They have demanded an end to these extrajudicial killings.

Ramadan death toll stands at 189.