Committee for Civil Liberties and Legal Aid
Committee for Civil Liberties and Legal Aid in short Civil Liberties Committee was a forum in Bangladesh formed by the members of civil society to restore the civil liberties and provide legal aid to the dissenting population of the country who were the victims of
The forum was floated on 31 March 1974 through a press briefing at the National Press Club of capital city
By 1973, according to President of
The disappearance of Shahjahan made his family to move to court and filed a case against
the irregularity and very unsatisfactory manner of the handling of the matter by the Rakkhi Bahini has created a situation that urgently calls for an effective action on the part of the authorities to clear the cloud and create a sense of assurance in the mind of the people.
In February 1974, the parliament passed Special Power Act 1974 to make provisions for preventive detentions.
Section 3 of the Special Power Act provided for preventive detentions. A person was to be detained if the Government was satisfied that it was necessary to do so.
The incident claimed at least fifty lives when the Jatiya Rakkhi Bahini was called on and eventually opened fire targeting the protesters.
Thousands of cases were filed against