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Human rights monitoring report : March 2015

The March 2015 monthly human rights monitoring report describes the human rights situation in Bangladesh, specifically describing the following areas: Worsening human rights situation due to political crisis City Corporation Elections under a turbulent political situation Human rights violations by BSF along the border The human rights of minority communities Violence against women Information and […]

April 1, 2015 | Read full story | Comments are closed

JOINT PRESS RELEASE on Bangladesh: Global anti-torture movement alarmed over possible licence to torture

Geneva-Dhaka, 27 March 2015 – the World Organization against Torture (OMCT) and Odhikar call on the government of Bangladesh to reject proposals to amend the country’s Torture and Custodial Death Prohibition and Prevention Act 2013. The proposed amendments would have the effect of condoning systematic practice of torture and immunizing from any responsibility. In early […]

March 31, 2015 | Read full story | Comments are closed

Human rights monitoring report : February 2015

The February 2015 monthly human rights monitoring report describes the human rights situation in Bangladesh, specifically describing the following areas: Heightened levels of political violence Human rights violations by BSF along the border Public lynching Violence against women Information and Communication Technology Act, 2006 (Amended 2009 and 2013) still exists Hindrance of human rights activities […]

March 1, 2015 | Read full story | Comments are closed

2014 FIDH Comic Strip Report

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February 28, 2015 | Read full story | Comments are closed

AFAD and FORUM-ASIA statement on Bangladesh: Extrajudicial killings and enforced disappearances amidst political impasse must end

On February 10, 2015 the Asian Federation Against Involuntary Disappearances (AFAD) and the Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) jointly released a statement on the current situation of Bangladesh. AFAD and FORUM-ASIA express deep concern over the extrajudicial killings and enforced disappearances by the security forces of Bangladesh, centering on the current confrontations […]

February 12, 2015 | Read full story | Comments are closed

Human rights monitoring report: January 2015

The monthly human rights monitoring report for January 2015 describes the human rights situation in Bangladesh, specifically describing the following areas: Heightened political violence one year after ‘elections'; Deliberarte shooting after arrest and extrajudicial killings; Torture and degrading treatment in custody; Allegations of enforced disappearance; Mass arrests and the condition of prisons; Hindrance to freedom […]

February 12, 2015 | Read full story | Comments are closed