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Dipal Barua


Dipal Barua works with people who are facing human rights violations and abuses. He completed a human rights training course with the Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) in December 2009.

Human rights defenders (HRDs) in Bangladesh endure judicial harassment, arbitrary arrest, fabricated charges, abduction, physical attacks, torture and extrajudicial killings. Human rights violations against HRDs are committed by both state and non-state actors including corporations, impunity remains one of the most serious issues of concern, particularly as fatal attacks on human rights defenders and journalsits become increasingly common.