Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti

Bangladesh police in Haiti

By Razzak Raza, Blitz On 15 May 2010, Bangladesh once again became the part of the UN Peacekeeping history by sending her first constellation of women police to the quake-ravaged Caribbean county, Haiti. It is not new from the part of Bangladesh Police to serve overseas, as they marked their first impression in Namibia in 1989. It is not also new for the women members of the Bangladesh law enforcement agency to serve in the UN mission. The first Bangladeshi women police served in Timor Leste in 2000. At this moment more than 1,608 Bangladeshi Police officers are working in the UN peacekeeping missions. Till now some 6,369 Bangladeshi police officers, both male and female, have completed their tenure of serving in the UN peacekeeping missions. Bangladesh holds the topmost position among the police contributing countries in the peacekeeping operations. […]

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