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Journalist Noor Ahmed tortured and forced to stay away from profession by RAB in Sylhet

Noor Ahmed, the editor of the daily newspaper Doinik Sylhet Protidin and also the General Secretary of the Sylhet Press Club, alleged that on April 7, 2007, several officers of RAB 9 arrested him and subjected him to severe torture after which he was handed over to the police following the filing of an extortion case. Though seriously injured Noor was released on bail on September 3, 2007, he could not so far return to his profession due to threats from RAB.

fact-finding-torture-Noor Ahmed-2008-eng (full text of report in English, PDF)

fact-finding-torture-Noor Ahmed-2008-ben (full text of report in Bangla, PDF)

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