Joint submission to the Committee Against Torture on Bangladesh

Date: 24 June 2019

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Harm Reduction International and the World Coalition Against the Death Penalty submitted evidence to the Committee Against Torture for its 67th session to consider Bangladesh's compliance with the Convention Against Torture. 

The submission highlights Bangladesh's human rights violations committed in the name of drug control, which are relevant to the Committee's mandate. 

In particular, this submission focuses on gross rights violations committed by law enforcement agencies, the death penalty for drug offences, conditions of detention, access to health services, and ill-treatment in private rehabilitation centres.

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