Bangladesh | Bangladesh 'war on drugs' ignites killing controversy

Bangladesh ‘war on drugs’ ignites killing controversy

PM Sheikh Hasina has launched an anti-drug campaign that has slayed over 50 alleged drug peddlers and sparked accusations of extrajudicial killings

May 28, 2018 5:37 PM (UTC+8)
Methamphetamine or 'yaba' pills, such as these seized by Thai authorities in January, are smuggled throughout the region. Bangladesh is the latest country to crack down hard with mass arrests and allegedly dozens of extrajudicial killings. Photo: AFP/ Thai Royal Navy
Methamphetamine or 'yaba' pills, such as these seized by Thai authorities in January, are smuggled throughout the region. Bangladesh is the latest country to crack down hard with mass arrests and allegedly dozens of extrajudicial killings. Photo: AFP/ Thai Royal Navy
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