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Six-Month Human Rights Monitoring Report 2017

Bangladesh has ratified various international conventions and treaties, including the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC), International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR), Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (UN-CAT) and Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW). The overall situation […]

July 1, 2017 | Read full story | Comments are closed

A Joint Statement by AHRC and Odhikar on BANGLADESH: Institutionalization of torture within law enforcement defeats the purpose of criminalization

23 June 2017 A Joint Statement by the Asian Human Rights Commission and Odhikar on the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture BANGLADESH: Institutionalization of torture within law enforcement defeats the purpose of criminalization Bangladesh’s law enforcement agencies have institutionalized torture within their day-to-day operations. Policing, maintaining law and order, and conducting crime […]

June 30, 2017 | Read full story | Comments are closed

Joint written statement to the 35th session of the UN HRC by OMCT and Odhikar, BANGLADESH: Freedoms of Expression, Assembly and Association Are Under Serious Threat

The current human rights situation in Bangladesh is catastrophic due to an absence of democracy and a lack of functional institutions, which have been aggravated by an increasingly repressive political context. The rights to freedom of opinion and expression, freedom of peaceful assembly and of association are constantly violated while human rights defenders (HRDs) are facing […]

June 12, 2017 | Read full story | Comments are closed

মানবাধিকার প্রতিবেদনঃ মে ২০১৭

মে ২০১৭ এর মাসিক মানবাধিকার প্রতিবেদনে বাংলাদেশের মানবাধিকার অবস্থার নিন্মোক্ত বিষয়গুলো বর্ণনা করা হলোঃ বিচারবহির্ভূত হত্যাকাণ্ড কারাগারে মৃত্যু নির্যাতন ও অমানবিক আচরণ গুম গণপিটুনীতে মানুষ হত্যা রাজনৈতিক সহিংসতা বিএনপি চেয়ারপারসনের রাজনৈতিক কার্যালয়ে পুলিশের তল্লাশী সভা-সমাবেশ ও মিছিলে বাধা মত প্রকাশ ও সংবাদ মাধ্যমের স্বাধীনতায় হস্তক্ষেপ শ্রমিকদের অধিকার ‘চরমপন্থা’ ও মানবাধিকার ভারত সরকারের আগ্রাসী নীতি মানবাধিকার […]

June 1, 2017 | Read full story | Comments are closed

Human rights monitoring report: May 2017

The May 2017 monthly human rights monitoring report describes the human rights situation in Bangladesh, specifically describing the following areas: Extrajudicial killings Death in jail Torture and inhuman treatment Enforced disappearances Public lynching Political violence Police raid BNP Chairperson’s party office Hindrance to freedom of assembly Hindrance to freedom of expression and the media Situation […]

June 1, 2017 | Read full story | Comments are closed

BANGLADESH: Peoples’mobilization needed to end enforced disappearances

25 May 2017 A Joint Statement by the Asian Human Rights Commission, the Asian Federation Against Involuntary Disappearances, and Odhikar, on the International Week of the Disappeared BANGLADESH: Peoples’mobilization needed to end enforced disappearances Hong Kong/Dhaka/Manila; 25 May 2017: Enforced disappearance is universally recognized as a ‘crime against humanity’ under International Law. This crime is […]

May 29, 2017 | Read full story | Comments are closed