Trials for Bangladesh Rifles Abuses

Military services tribunal hearings against members with the Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) accused of doing a February 2009 mutiny continued through 2011. Military courts convicted nearly 1, 000 soldiers in mass trials that failed to meet fair trial standards, among other things considering that the prosecution failed to generate individualized evidence against every single detainee. Bangladesh Rifles  In a single trial that concluded upon June 27, 657 of 666 defendants ended up found guilty and sentenced to prison terms including four months to 7 years.Several thousand other soldiers be in custody awaiting trial in military courts, while another 847 have been charged under the Bangladesh Criminal Code.