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14 months of emergency in Bangladesh : due process of law must be followed

Odhikar continued monitoring human rights situations including infringement of rights during the State of Emergency proclaimed on January 11, 2007. The report summarizes the status of human rights during the 14 months of the State of Emergency. The report deals with the following topics: Due process of law The status of judges The Election Commission […]

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

Police action on protesting garment workers

This fact-finding report relates to the unrest of the garments workers of Mirpur in Dhaka and surrounding areas, which erupted on January 8, 2008. Garments workers placed their 8 point demands to the owner of MBM Garments. Their demands included: Their full salaries Overtime Payment of unpaid portion of salaries Ending the sacking of garments […]

March 8, 2008 | Read full story | Comments { 0 }

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 }