Sri Lanka told to reveal fate of `disappeared` cartoonist

"Sri Lankan authorities should challenge a Parliamentarian’s claim as to the whereabouts of a political cartoonist who was forcibly disappeared and provide information."

Nepal SC stays promotion of controversial Army officer

Nepali Army colonel Raju Basnet was implicated in the forced disappearance of 49 Maoist cadres during the peak period of the insurgency.

Pakistan: `Forced disappearances negate humanity`

An editorial said Pakistan`s missing persons` cases have finally caught the imagination of the international community.

Missing Pakistanis: UN team to investigate

The team from UN Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances comprises Chair-Rapporteur Olivier de Frouville and member Osman El Hajje.

Bangladesh businesses close for 2nd day of strike

Elias Ali`s disappearance has further complicated Bangladesh`s fragile parliamentary democracy.

Opposition strike cripples Bangladesh`s capital

An 18-party opposition alliance is enforcing the strike to urge the government to find a regional opposition leader.

Top ISI official ordered to appear in `forced disappearance` case

Major Tariq, reportedly serving with the ISI, had
allegedly detained the two men in the intelligence agency`s