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Dec 16, 2021

US sanctions on Bangladesh’s RAB: What happened? What’s next?

By Ali Riaz

On December 10, the US Treasury Department imposed sanctions on Bangladesh’s elite paramilitary force, the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB), as well as seven of its current and former officers due to serious human rights violations. This has created a stir in Bangladesh.

Bangladesh Human Rights

In the News

Dec 10, 2021

Riaz writes for Carnegie: How Bangladesh’s Digital Security Act Is Creating a Culture of Fear

By Atlantic Council

Bangladesh Digital Policy

In the News

Oct 28, 2021

Shahid quoted in United News of Bangladesh: Urge ASEAN, QUAD friends to distance from Myanmar military: Dhaka to Washington

By Atlantic Council

Bangladesh Migration

In the News

Sep 7, 2021

Shahid joined Economic Reporters’ Forum in collaboration with the Research Policy Integration for Development and Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung for a webinar: Cautious rope walking wise for Bangladesh skipping any orbit

By Atlantic Council

Bangladesh China

In the News

Sep 1, 2021

Shahid in E-International Relations: Reconsidering India’s ‘Population Policy’ through a Regional Perspective

By Atlantic Council

Bangladesh Human Rights

In the News

Aug 31, 2021

Riaz quoted in TRT World on Bangladesh being on high alert for its citizens illegally ‘entering’ Afghanistan

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Afghanistan Bangladesh

In the News

Aug 28, 2021

Shahid joins Soch Videos for the discussion “Remembering 1971”

By Atlantic Council

Bangladesh Human Rights

In the News

Aug 27, 2021

Riaz quoted in DW News on the implications of the Taliban’s win in Afghanistan for Bangladesh

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Afghanistan Bangladesh

In the News

Aug 27, 2021

Riaz quoted in DT Next on the implications of the Taliban’s win in Afghanistan for Bangladesh

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Afghanistan Bangladesh

In the News

Aug 25, 2021

Riaz on DW News discussed how Islamists emboldened by Taliban win will impact the region

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Afghanistan Bangladesh