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Bangladesh oppo claims hundreds missing, killed

Feb 04, 2014, 12:04 PM EST
 Workers, people and goats prepare to depart on a bus on November 17, 2013 in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Borja Sanchez Trillo/Getty Images

Though the ruling Awami League won handily in elections last month, a boycott by the chief opposition group -- the Bangladesh Nationalist Party -- did little to convince the world of its legitimacy. Now the BNP is accusing police of having killed or kidnapped some 300 people in the last month, an aggressive claim sure to invite more global attention.

Background:

Bangladesh oppo says 300 killed, disappeared in month [Reuters]

Islamic rights group calls on Hague to investigate [AP]

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