Odhikar

Bangladesh: Human rights groups urge government to implement recommendations on torture and other abuses after damning UN review

Global, 14 August 2019: – Following serious concerns expressed by the UN Committee against Torture (CAT) about torture in Bangladesh, seven human rights organizations call on the Bangladeshi government to recognize the magnitude of the problem and address and implement the nearly 90 recommendations made by the UN body. On 9 August 2019, the CAT, […]

August 17, 2019 | Read full story | Comments are closed

বার্ষিক মানবাধিকার প্রতিবেদন ২০১৮

এখানে ক্লিক করলে সম্পূর্ণ প্রতিবেদন বাংলায় দেখতে পাবেন।

August 8, 2019 | Read full story | Comments are closed

Annual Human Rights Report 2018

Annual HR Report 2018 (full text in English, PDF)

August 8, 2019 | Read full story | Comments are closed

Civil Society Joint Alternative Report on Bangladesh Submitted to the Committee against Torture

The Asian Legal Resource Centre (ALRC); Asian Federation Against Involuntary Disappearances (AFAD); Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA); FIDH – International Federation for Human Rights; Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights; Odhikar; World Organization Against Torture (OMCT) jointly submitted an Alternative Report  to the Committee against Torture at its 67th session (22 July – […]

August 3, 2019 | Read full story | Comments are closed

Odhikar and AFAD Commemorate the International Week of the Disappeared

The International Week of the Disappeared is observed in many countries every last week of May. In commemorating this remarkable week, Odhikar and AFAD remember and pay tribute to victims of enforced disappearance and their families across the globe, including Bangladesh. Like many countries in Asia, enforced disappearances have almost become a regular phenomenon in […]

May 28, 2019 | Read full story | Comments are closed

Bangladesh: Abdul Kaium held in judicial custody on fabricated charges

On 14 May 2019, human rights defender Abdul Kaium was sent to the Mymensingh Central Jail and is due to be held there until his next court hearing, for which no date has been fixed. Abdul Kaium is a journalist and member of human rights organisation Odhikar’s Human Rights Defenders’ Network. He has provided professional […]

May 21, 2019 | Read full story | Comments are closed