“In comparison to previous years, the rate of extra-judicial killings has increased, specially with the introduction of the Anti-Narcotics Drive and the subsequent incidents of ‘cross-fire”, Sheepa Hafiza, Executive Director of Ain o Salish Kendra (ASK) told the journalists during the Press Conference organised by ASK. The conference was held on 10 January 2019, at Dhaka Reporters Unity, Dhaka, where ASK’s observation on the overall Human Rights Situation in Bangladesh of 2018 was shared.
The briefing was presided by Sheepa Hafiza. Nina Gowsami, Senior Deputy Director, ASK shared the summary of the report and Abu Ahmed Faijul Kabir, Senior Coordinator, ASK, presented the statistics of the human rights violations.
Tahmina Rahman, Executive Board member, ASK was also present there