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India: Kashmiri Activist Held Under Abusive Law

(New York, November 25, 2021) – Indian authorities have detained the prominent Kashmiri human rights activist Khurram Parvez under an abusive counterterrorism law that is increasingly used against activists and critics of the government, six human rights groups said today. The Indian government should immediately end violations of the rights to liberty and a fair […]

December 2, 2021 | Read full story | Comments are closed

Stop persecuting human rights defenders! Release Khurram Parvez now!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: AFAD Statement on Kashmir Raids and the Arrest of Khurram Parvez Stop persecuting human rights defenders! Release Khurram Parvez now! 24 November 2021, Manila, Philippines – The Asian Federation Against Involuntary Disappearances (AFAD) calls on the Government of India to immediately and unconditionally release prominent Kashmiri human rights defender, Khurram Parvez. We […]

December 2, 2021 | Read full story | Comments are closed

Stop violence and discrimination against women

A Joint Statement by Mayer Daak and Odhikar on the Occasion of International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, 2021 Dhaka, 24 November 2021: Women in Bangladesh are facing lots of hurdles and challenges in personal and public lives. Along with patriarchy, the repressive nature of the authoritarian government in Bangladesh is causing […]

November 24, 2021 | Read full story | Comments are closed

Bangladesh: Judicial harassment of Adilur Rahman Khan and ASM Nasiruddin Elan

New information BGD 001 / 0813 / OBS 074.9 Judicial harassment / Reprisals Bangladesh November 11, 2021 The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, a partnership of the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT) and FIDH, has received new information and requests your urgent intervention in the following situation in Bangladesh. New information: The […]

November 13, 2021 | Read full story | Comments are closed

BANGLADESH: Police raid on the House of the founder of Mayer Daak

A Joint Statement by the Asian Federation Against Involuntary Disappearances (AFAD) and Odhikar Manila, Dhaka; 1 November 2021: The Asian Federation Against Involuntary Disappearances (AFAD) and Odhikar strongly condemn the police raid on the house of Hajera Khatun, the founder of Mayer Daak, a network of families and relatives of disappeared persons; and the arrest […]

November 1, 2021 | Read full story | Comments are closed

মায়ের ডাক এর প্রতিষ্ঠাতার বাড়িতে পুলিশের অভিযান

এশিয়ান ফেডারেশন এগেইনস্ট ইনভলান্টারি ডিস্এ্যাপিয়ারেন্সেস (আফাদ)  ও অধিকার  এর যৌথ বিবৃতি ম্যানিলা-ঢাকা; ১ নভেম্বর ২০২১: গত ৩১ সেপ্টেম্বর ২০২১ গুমের শিকার ব্যক্তিদের স্বজনদের সংগঠন মায়ের ডাক এর প্রতিষ্ঠাতা হাজেরা খাতুনের বাড়িতে দোয়া মহফিলের অনুষ্ঠানে পুলিশ অভিযান চালিয়ে অনুষ্ঠানে উপস্থিত ব্যক্তিদের গ্রেফতার করায় অধিকার ও এশিয়ান ফেডারেশন এগেইনস্ট ইনভলান্টারি ডিস্এ্যাপিয়ারেন্সেস (আফাদ) তীব্র নিন্দা ও ক্ষোভ প্রকাশ […]

November 1, 2021 | Read full story | Comments are closed