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Open Letter to Ms. Sheikh Hasina, Prime Minister, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh

The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, a joint programme of the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) and the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT), wishes to express its deepest concern about the recent decision of the Bangladeshi authorities to cancel a human rights project led by Odhikar. Open letter Hasina-Urgent appeal-2009 (full […]

September 3, 2009 | Read full story | Comments { 0 }

Bangladesh : Government cancels human rights defender organisation’s project

Urgent Appeal published by Frontline in support of Odhikar. Odhikar has received a letter on 31 August 2009 from the NGO Affairs Bureau informing the organisation that the Ministry of Home Affairs had objected to one of its projects entitled “Human Rights Defenders Training and Advocacy Programme in Bangladesh,” and that it was thereby cancelled. […]

September 2, 2009 | Read full story | Comments { 0 }