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Allegation of a BDR member’s death due to torture at the Peelkhana

On April 16, 2009 at 3.00 am, BDR Habildar Kazi Saidur Rahman Dudu (43), son of Kazi Ahsan Ali Master from the village of Dhuliya, of Horinakundo, Jhinaidah, passed away at the Dhaka Medical College Hospital. Dhaka-death BDR member Peelkhana-Tortur-2009 (full text in English, PDF)

June 16, 2009 | Read full story | Comments are closed

Human rights monitoring report : May 2009

The May 2009 monthly human rights monitoring report describes the human rights situation in Bangladesh, specifically describing the following areas: Extrajudicial killing continues despite government assurance Concern over arrests and impediments on political activity ‘Unnatural deaths’ of migrant workers Protest against torture on BDR members Mass arrest even after general amnesty Questions regarding the list […]

June 1, 2009 | Read full story | Comments are closed

Alleged death of a BDR member in custody

Md. Monir Hossain, a member of the Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) died on 17 March 2009 at the Dhaka Medical College Hospital. He was a resident of Noapara village of Arai Hazar Upazila of Narayanganj district. To find the circumstances leading to Monir’s death, Odhikar carried out a fact finding mission and talked to the deceased’s […]

May 17, 2009 | Read full story | Comments are closed

BDR member Ashraful Alam died at Pilkhana BDR Headquarters while under custody

Ashraful Alam (36) was a soldier of 13 Rifles Battalion of Bangladesh Rifles (BDR). He was the son of Molla Mohammad Amir Hossain and Mosammat Anowara Begum of the Ambari area of Burimari village under Patgram thana of Lalmonirhat district. He was arrested from BDR Head Quarters at Pilkhana, Dhaka on February 25, 2009 after […]

April 12, 2009 | Read full story | Comments are closed

Complaint of the death of BDR member Mobarak at the Pilkahna BDR Headquarters

On the 22nd of March, , Nayak Mobarak Hossain(42), the who was on duty in the riffles security unit at the Pilkhana Bangladesh Riffles(BDR) Head Quarters(HQ) passed away at the Dhaka Medical Collage hospital(DMCH) after being assaulted by the army men, as complained by the deceased’s family. While investigation it was found that Late Mobarak […]

March 22, 2009 | Read full story | Comments are closed

BDR member Mozammel Hoque was allegedly tortured to death in Pilkhana BDR Head Quarters

On 9 March 2009, Nayak Subedar Mozammel Hoque (50), died while in confinement in the BDR Headquarters in Pilkhana, Dhaka. Mozammel was the son of late Alimuddin Dewan and Momena Begum of Jhargram village of Naogaon district. His family alleged that he had been tortured to death. The fact-finding mission took place on 1 and […]

March 9, 2009 | Read full story | Comments are closed