Table 3

Prevalence of organised crime and political violence (OPV) and human rights violations

Household experience

No. of households (%)


House search by legal authority or law enforcement agency

322 (29.3)

House occupied by legal authority or law enforcement agency

305 (27.8)

Forced evacuation or displacement

44 (4.0)

Gunshot, shelling, bombing in the neighbourhood

740 (67.3)

Illegal demolition of household property or food supply essential for survival

145 (13.2)

Victimised by liberation war with Pakistan

91 (8.3)


Individual experience at household

No. of households (%)


Saw relatives being arrested, assaulted, tortured, humiliated, injured or killed

707 (64.3)

Saw friend or neighbour being arrested, assaulted, tortured, humiliated, injured or killed

834 (75.9)

Arrest and detention without warrant or an order

317 (28.8)

Forced separation from family members

32 (2.9)

Kidnapping, trafficking, disappearance

35 (3.2)

Involvement in a combat or 'Cross-Fire' incidents

54 (4.9)

Extrajudicial execution by law enforcement agency

78 (7.1)

Forced labour by law enforcement agency

86 (7.6)

Experience of sexual harassment, molestation, rape or inserting blunt object into genital organ and/or rectum by members of law enforcement agency

9 (0.8)

Torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment

343 (31.2)


Collective exposure to different categories of OPV and human rights violations

No. of households (%)


0

51 (4.6)

1

132 (12.0)

2

212 (19.3)

2-4

338 (30.8)

4-6

214 (19.5)

6-8

90 (8.2)

8-10

50 (4.5)

10-12

12 (1.1)


Collective exposure reported by the sampled households, n = 1099

Wang et al. BMC International Health and Human Rights 2009 9:29   doi:10.1186/1472-698X-9-29

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