Upazila Parishad Election Observation Annex-2009

Odhikar, a human rights organisation, has been observing elections as a part of its organisational spectrum of work. Since its inception in 1994, Odhikar has established itself as a credible and reliable organisation in Bangladesh in the area of election observation, both national and local. Internationally, it has earned a good reputation and established relationship […]

January 27, 2009 | Read full story | Comments { 0 }

Upazila Parishad election observation Report 2009

Being a member of the Election Working Group, Odhikar observed 75 upazilas of 38 districts under 6 divisions during the Upazila Parishad election. A team consisting of five mobile election observers were deployed in each of the 75 upazilas. Odhikar observers were responsible for identifying and gathering key information on irregularities, intimidation, violation of the […]

January 27, 2009 | Read full story | Comments { 0 }

Human rights report 2008 : Odhikar report on Bangladesh

The Human Rights Report 2008 is one of the reports that Odhikar brings out at the beginning of a new year, consolidating and compiling its various reports published over the preceding year. Odhikar focuses on host of rights guaranteed under international human rights instruments and those protected by the Constitution of Bangladesh. It monitors violations of the right to […]

January 15, 2009 | Read full story | Comments { 0 }

Nawab Ali allegedly beaten and thrown in the river by the Police in Brahmanbaria: body recovered after four days

On January 11, 2009 at around 2.30 pm, Nawab Ali (25) of Sarail upazila’s Bariakandi village was arrested by 3/4 persons and a force from Shahbajpur Police camp of Sarail Police led by the Station In Charge Sub Inspector (SI) of Armed Police Md. Nur Ahmed. His family claimed that he was beaten and thrown into the […]

January 11, 2009 | Read full story | Comments are closed

A rickshaw-van driver allegedly shot dead by Kushtia Sadar Police

At around 3:30 pm on January 4, 2009, Touhidul Islam Touhid (27) from the village of Shostipur, Kushtia, was arrested at Shenerchatal in the village of Bottoil by police from Kushtia Sadar Police Station. Touhid’s family alleged that Touhid was shot and killed by the police near Boriya graveyard in the village of Boriya at […]

January 4, 2009 | Read full story | Comments are closed

Trespass of BSF member through Panchagarh border line : 3 Bangladeshi citizens killed and 1 Injured by bullet shots

On the 16th of November 2008, at around 9:15 at night, a BSF member from Nayabari’s BOP of India, illegally entered into 200 yards of Bangladesh territory through the southern region of Moyna Kuri village in Tetulia upazilla of Panchagarh, between main border pillar no. 434 and sub-pillar 5 and main pillar no. 435. The […]

January 1, 2009 | Read full story | Comments { 0 }