publication . Article . 2015

Defining the Crime of Enforced Disappearance in Conformity with International Criminal Law: a New Frontier for Bangladesh

Md. Raisul Islam Sourav;
Open Access
  • Published: 26 Dec 2015 Journal: Bergen Journal of Criminal Law & Criminal Justice, volume 3, page 221 (eissn: 1894-4183, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Universtity of Bergen Library
Abstract
Enforced disappearance is regarded as a state-sponsored heinous international crime and has recently emerged as a wide-spread issue in Bangladesh. The political opposition is currently the main target of forced disappearances, though apolitical citizens have also been targeted. Most of the incidents are unsolved and law enforcement agencies have repeatedly denied their involvement. Internationally, the UN Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance was opened for signature in 2007 and entered into force in 2010. The convention’s purpose is to criminalise enforced disappearances across the world and state parties are under an obligati...
Subjects
free text keywords: Legislation, Law enforcement, Fundamental rights, Obligation, Politics, Law, Political science, Criminal law, Convention, Constitution, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Criminal law and procedure, K5000-5582
Related Organizations
Powered by OpenAIRE Open Research Graph
Any information missing or wrong?Report an Issue
publication . Article . 2015

Defining the Crime of Enforced Disappearance in Conformity with International Criminal Law: a New Frontier for Bangladesh

Md. Raisul Islam Sourav;