DHAKA, Bangladesh 

Even as Bangladesh has been a success story over past one decade, in terms of democracy taking roots and an improved human development index, there is, however, no improvement on the human rights front, claim various civil rights groups.

On eve of International Human Rights Day, a local rights body, Odhikar has documented cases of 1,921 people, having fallen victim to extrajudicial killings and another 600 people having disappeared in the country since 2009. The world observes Human Rights Day on Tuesday to commemorate the adoption of Universal Declaration of Human Rights by the UN General Assembly in

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