Bangladesh: Information on the transitional provisions put in place, following the abolition of the Anti-Terrorist Act, for dealing with cases initiated under the act, on whether an accused could be tried in absentia or the trial would be postponed, if the accused were absent, and a copy of the Anti-Terrorist Act
|Publisher||Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada|
|Author||Research Directorate, Immigration and Refugee Board, Canada|
|Publication Date||1 June 1995|
|Citation / Document Symbol||BGD21062.E|
|Cite as||Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada, Bangladesh: Information on the transitional provisions put in place, following the abolition of the Anti-Terrorist Act, for dealing with cases initiated under the act, on whether an accused could be tried in absentia or the trial would be postponed, if the accused were absent, and a copy of the Anti-Terrorist Act, 1 June 1995, BGD21062.E, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/3ae6ab347c.html [accessed 5 March 2015]|
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Sources consulted by the DIRB do not provide information on the above-mentioned subjects, nor do they provide a copy of the Anti-Terrorist Act of Bangladesh. However, through the International Service Group of Citizenship and Immigration Canada, the DIRB has requested the Canadian High Commission in Bangladesh to provide the DIRB with information on the above-mentioned subject as well as a copy of the act, and they will be forwarded to you when and if the DIRB receives them.
This Response was prepared after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the DIRB within time constraints. This Response is not, and does not purport to be, conclusive as to the merit of any particular claim to refugee status or asylum. Please find below the list of sources consulted in researching this Information Request.
Amnesty International country file (Bangladesh).
Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS). 1994-95.
Keesing's Record of World Events. 1994-95.
On-line search of news articles.
Oral sources, including the High Commission for Bangladesh.