Biden Issues Sanctions Against Bangladesh’s Paramilitary Force Citing Human Rights’ Abuses

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Monday, January 3, 2022
Author: 
Alexander Mostaghimi
Volume: 
38
Issue: 
1
Abstract: 

On December 10, 2021, the U.S. Department of Treasury issued sanctions against the Bangladeshi paramilitary force, the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB).  The sanctions were pursuant to Executive Order 13818 which expanded the Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act passed in 2016.