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Jan. 18, 2021, 3:46 p.m.
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Variables: ABO-SCALE-1

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Dec. 23, 2020, 9:35 p.m.
Countries: Bangladesh
Variables: NGOFW-PRACTICE-1

"'The absurd effect is that NGOs documenting human rights violations, including torture and enforced disappearances, can be closed arbitrarily by the authorities to use funds for doing so. Bangladesh has a history of abusing funding restrictions to curtail critical human rights work', said OMCT Secretary General Gerald Staberock. 'Instead of coming clean and lifting those restrictions the Law reinforces government control, including by appointing an administrator that will directly monitor NGOs that receive funding from abroad', Mr. Staberock added" (para 2). "'We strongly condemn the above-mentioned law, which is likely to be used against human rights NGOs and activists by further shrinking the space of civil society organisations working for...more
Dec. 5, 2020, 7:19 p.m.
Countries: Bangladesh
Variables: LRW-PRACTICE-2

“The sentence was handed down in the country's northern district of Tangail by a special tribunal set up to deal with cases of abuse against women and children” (para 2).
Dec. 5, 2020, 7:19 p.m.
Countries: Bangladesh
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-1

“Last week demonstrations broke out across the country after harrowing footage of a group of men stripping and attacking a woman went viral on social media” (para 7). “Protesters in the capital, Dhaka, and elsewhere have demanded stiffer punishments, faster trials and an end to what they see as a culture of impunity for sex crimes” (para 9). “Local human rights groups say rapes have surged in the country” (para 12). “Rights activists have criticised the introduction of the death sentence for rape saying it will not reduce violence against women. ‘This regressive step is a fig leaf that deflects attention from the lack of real action to address the...more
Dec. 5, 2020, 7:19 p.m.
Countries: Bangladesh
Variables: LRW-PRACTICE-1

“Five men who gang-raped a 15-year-old girl have today been sentenced to death in Bangladesh, just days after the country approved capital punishment for rape cases” (para 1). “‘All five were found guilty and have been sentenced to death,’ Ahmed told AFP. It marks the first conviction since the government of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina this week introduced the death penalty for rape” (para 4-5). “Last week demonstrations broke out across the country after harrowing footage of a group of men stripping and attacking a woman went viral on social media” (para 7). “In Bangladesh, only around three percent of rape cases end in convictions” (para 11).
Dec. 5, 2020, 7:19 p.m.
Countries: Bangladesh
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-2

“National anger over the issue has been simmering since last month, when members of the ruling party's student wing were arrested and charged in a separate gang rape case” (para 8).
Dec. 5, 2020, 7:19 p.m.
Countries: Bangladesh
Variables: LRW-LAW-2

“Five men who gang-raped a 15-year-old girl have today been sentenced to death in Bangladesh, just days after the country approved capital punishment for rape cases” (para 1). “‘All five were found guilty and have been sentenced to death,’ Ahmed told AFP. It marks the first conviction since the government of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina this week introduced the death penalty for rape. Gang-rape already carried the death sentence, but rape by a single offender had previously been punishable only by life imprisonment” (para 4-6). “In response, the country's cabinet this week approved an increase in the maximum punishment in rape cases to death from life imprisonment” (para 10).more
Dec. 5, 2020, 7:19 p.m.
Countries: Bangladesh
Variables: LRW-DATA-1

“Five men who gang-raped a 15-year-old girl have today been sentenced to death in Bangladesh, just days after the country approved capital punishment for rape cases” (para 1). “Prosecutor Nasim Ahmed said the victim's boyfriend took her to a riverside where she was raped by him and two friends. Two others helped them” (para 3). “Local human rights groups say rapes have surged in the country. Ain-o-Salish Kendra, a women's rights group, said 889 rapes, including hundreds of gang rapes, occurred between January and August this year. At least 41 victims died, it said” (para 12-13).
Dec. 5, 2020, 7:19 p.m.
Countries: Bangladesh
Variables: MURDER-DATA-2

“Ain-o-Salish Kendra, a women's rights group, said 889 rapes, including hundreds of gang rapes, occurred between January and August this year. At least 41 victims died, it said” (para 13).
Dec. 5, 2020, 7:19 p.m.
Countries: Bangladesh
Variables: LRW-LAW-1

“Five men who gang-raped a 15-year-old girl have today been sentenced to death in Bangladesh, just days after the country approved capital punishment for rape cases” (para 1). “It marks the first conviction since the government of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina this week introduced the death penalty for rape. Gang-rape already carried the death sentence, but rape by a single offender had previously been punishable only by life imprisonment” (para 5-6). “In response, the country's cabinet this week approved an increase in the maximum punishment in rape cases to death from life imprisonment” (para 10).
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Bangladesh
Variables: AFE-SCALE-1

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Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Bangladesh
Variables: GP-SCALE-1

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Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Bangladesh
Variables: GP-SCALE-2

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Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Bangladesh
Variables: GP-SCALE-1

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Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Bangladesh
Variables: BR-SCALE-1

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Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Bangladesh
Variables: MMR-SCALE-2

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Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Bangladesh
Variables: ISSA-SCALE-1

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Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Bangladesh
Variables: DV-SCALE-5

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Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Bangladesh
Variables: DV-SCALE-4

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Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Bangladesh
Variables: DV-SCALE-3

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Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Bangladesh
Variables: DV-SCALE-2

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Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Bangladesh
Variables: AOM-SCALE-3

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Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Bangladesh
Variables: AOM-SCALE-2

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Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Bangladesh
Variables: AOM-SCALE-1

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Nov. 19, 2020, 1:27 p.m.
Countries: Bangladesh
Variables: ERBG-SCALE-1

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Nov. 19, 2020, 1:27 p.m.
Countries: Bangladesh
Variables: TRAFF-SCALE-1

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Nov. 19, 2020, 1:27 p.m.
Countries: Bangladesh
Variables: MURDER-SCALE-4

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Nov. 19, 2020, 1:27 p.m.
Countries: Bangladesh
Variables: MURDER-SCALE-3

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Nov. 19, 2020, 1:27 p.m.
Countries: Bangladesh
Variables: MURDER-SCALE-2

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Nov. 19, 2020, 1:27 p.m.
Countries: Bangladesh
Variables: LRW-SCALE-11

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