Bangladesh's disappeared families demand release of detainees

Human rights groups say more than 400 people have disappeared in the last nine years, some have been found dead.

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    Demonstrators in the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka have gathered to protest against forced disappearances.

    They are calling on the government to release activists and members of the opposition who they say have been secretly held.

    Human rights groups in Bangladesh say around 435 people have disappeared in the past nine years.

    Al Jazeera's Hoda Abdel-Hamid reports.


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