The Law Society is deeply concerned for the welfare of Mr Ajimuddin Sarkar and Mr Kirity Roy, who are both human rights defenders. Mr Sarkar is the District Human Rights Monitor for Banglar Manabadhikar Surakksha Mancha (MASUM), an organisation which seeks to promote human rights and to investigate and expose human rights violations. MASUM focuses in particular on human rights violations committed by the police and security forces. Mr Roy is the Secretary of MASUM.

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