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National Consultation on the Implementation of the UN Convention Against Torture

Odhikar, in collaboration with the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT) and Bangladesh Alliance against Torture, organised a two-day National Consultation on the Implementation of the UN Convention Against Torture on January 25 and 26, 2017 at the CCDB-HOPE Foundation in Savar, Dhaka, to mobilise civil society and create a platform for supporting the anti-torture movement. Read […]

April 9, 2017 | Read full story | Comments are closed

CAPACITY BUILDING TRAINING FOR HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS ON ENFORCED DISAPPEARANCE

Enforced disappearance is a particularly heinous human rights violation, which is considered a crime against humanity as defined in the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC). The crime of enforced disappearance is deeply rooted in an exploitative and oppressive system that breeds poverty and violates basic human rights. It is an instrument of […]

December 24, 2014 | Read full story | Comments are closed

HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS CONFERENCE

On May 17 and 18, 2013 Odhikar organised a Human Rights Defenders Conference in Zakariya City Holiday Resort, Khadimnagar, Sylhet. The objective for arranging a Human Rights Defenders Conference is to strengthen the human rights activism. It is very important for human rights defenders to learn and share strategies with each other. It encourages novice […]

June 18, 2013 | Read full story | Comments are closed

Violence in Bangladesh Politics and its Impact on Human Rights

On April 20, 2013 Odhikar organised a meeting titled ‘Violence in Bangladesh Politics and its Impact on Human Rights’ at Hotel Favour Inn International at the Old Railway Station Road in Chittagong. The meeting was presided over by Odhikar’s Director, ASM Nasiruddin Elan. A keynote paper was presented by Programme Officer Mohammad Ahsanuzzaman.  AKM Belayet […]

May 20, 2013 | Read full story | Comments are closed

National Advocacy Meeting On Human Rights Violation at the India Bangladesh Border

As part of Odhikar’s campaign to stop human rights violations at the India-Bangladesh border by Indian Border Security Force (BSF), Odhikar organised a National Advocacy Meeting on November 24, 2012 under the topic ‘Human Rights Violations at the India-Bangladesh Border’. The meeting was presided over by Mr. Adilur Rahman Khan, Secretary of Odhikar. The key […]

December 24, 2012 | Read full story | Comments are closed

HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS CONFERENCE 2012

Odhikar, being an organisation of human rights defenders in Bangladesh, strongly believes  that ‘human rights are rights inherent to all human beings, whatever our nationality, place of residence, sex, nationalities or ethnic origin, colour, religion, language, or any other status. These rights are all interrelated, interdependent and indivisible’. Odhikar stands against all forms of human […]

December 10, 2012 | Read full story | Comments are closed