Bangladesh's disappeared: activist found on bus claims he was latest target

Bangladesh's disappeared: activist found on bus claims he was latest target

Farhad Mazhar, who says he was abducted by three men, vows he will not be silenced in first interview with an alleged victim

A Bangladesh government critic who alleges he was the latest in a wave of activists and opposition figures to be abducted says he will not be silenced by the ordeal and will continue to campaign against human rights abuses.

Farhad Mazhar, a poet and social activist, claims he was forced into a minibus by three men while walking near his home in Dhaka last week. He was found about 16 hours later in a town more than 120 miles (200km) from the Bangladesh capital.

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