Trafficking in Persons Report 2017

“Human trafficking is one of the most tragic human rights issues of our time. It splinters families, distorts global markets, undermines the rule of law, and spurs other transnational criminal activity. It threatens public safety and national security. “But worst of all, the crime robs human beings of their freedom and their dignity. That’s why ...
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Bangladesh 2016 Human Rights Report

Bangladesh is a secular, pluralistic, parliamentary democracy. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and the Awami League (AL) have retained power since the January 2014 parliamentary elections, which most international observers characterized as controversial and falling short of international standards.
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The State Department released the 2016 Fiscal Transparency Report on July 28, 2016 pursuant to Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2016. The report found that 76 of 140 governments reviewed by the Department met minimum requirements of fiscal transparency.
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