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Human rights monitoring report : February 2008

The February 2008 monthly human rights monitoring report describes the human rights situation in Bangladesh, specifically describing the following areas: India Bangladesh border violence Extrajudicial killings Death in jail Freedom of expression Rape Acid violence The report closes with statistics on violations and a list of 4 recommendations to the government of Bangladesh. human rights […]

March 1, 2008 | Read full story | Comments are closed

Human rights monitoring report : January 2008

The January 2008 monthly human rights monitoring report describes the human rights situation in Bangladesh, specifically describing the following areas: Ensure freedom of media Stop impunity of custodial deaths and torture Free detained workers and peasants Extrajudicial killings Death in jail Freedom of expression Rape Acid violence India – Bangladesh border violence The report closes […]

February 1, 2008 | Read full story | Comments are closed

13 months of emergency in Bangladesh : immediately lift the state of emergency

Odhikar continues monitoring human rights issues including infringement of rights during the State of Emergency proclaimed on January 11, 2007. This is the monitoring report on human rights issues during the 13 months of the State of Emergency. It covers: Emergency power rule and torture Extra judicial killings Custodial deaths other than reported extrajudicial killing […]

January 12, 2008 | Read full story | Comments { 0 }

A man killed in alleged encounter with RAB in Agargaon, Dhaka

At around 10 O’ clock in the morning on the day of Eid ul-Adha on December 21, 2007 Md. Abdul Hannan alias Hanna (38) left home to buy hide of the sacrificed animals. Later on, he was allegedly held and taken away by a group of people in RAB uniform from a road near Premgali […]

January 4, 2008 | Read full story | Comments { 0 }

Human rights concerns 2007 : Odhikar report on Bangladesh

In 2007, there has been a general deterioration of democratic values and political tolerance culminating in increasing fragmentation of the society breeding non-negotiable antagonistic positions and open violence. Following the escalation of increasingly violent clashes between members of rival political parties allegedly over the independence of the state bodies tasked with conducting national elections, the Army intervened on 11 January […]

January 1, 2008 | Read full story | Comments { 0 }

Human rights monitoring report : January-September 2007

The human rights monitoring report describes the human rights situation in Bangladesh during the first nine months of 2007, specifically describing the following areas: Extrajudicial killings Torture/death in jail Freedom of expression Violence against women The report closes with statistics on violations and a list of 4 recommendations to the government of Bangladesh. human rights […]

October 1, 2007 | Read full story | Comments are closed