Tag Archives | Child rights violations

Statement in Commemoration of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

On November 24, 2017, Odhikar issued a statement in commemoration of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.  Violence against women is endemic in Bangladesh. Women and girls are subjected to domestic violence, rape, dowry and its related violence, acid violence, stalking and sexual harassment, etc. As per a 2015 survey of the […]

November 25, 2017 | Read full story | Comments are closed

Five people including three children, were allegedly tortured at Lalbagh Police Station custody in Dhaka

On September 04, 2011, police of Lalbagh Police Station, Dhaka arrested Akhi Aktar (7) and Barek Haolader (8), daughter and son of Babul Haolader; and Moksed Shikder (32), his wife Shajeda Begum (30). On September 07, 2011 Moksed and Shajeda’s son Mirajul Shikder (6) was arrested by them on allegations of theft. Police confined and allegedly tortured the […]

September 4, 2011 | Read full story | Comments are closed

School student Shubho killed and two other children injured in Fatulla, Narayanganj

At about 8:00 pm on June 14, 2011, members of the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB)- 10, conducted an anti-drug raid in an alley at Islamia Bazaar, Pagla Bottola area, Fatulla station, Narayanganj district. During the raid, a student of the 9th grade Shadhin Ahmed Shubho (15), son of local resident Abu Sayeed and Rahima Begum […]

June 3, 2011 | Read full story | Comments are closed

Nine year old Belal Hossain, allegedly tortured by Khulna City Metropolitan Police

On April 12, 2011, Belal Hossain (9), son of Golam Sarwar and Shahinur Begum, residents of Khalpar road, Mistripara, compelled by hunger, allegedly stole 5/6 pieces of metal rod from the Nirala Alkatra (tar) Mill of Khulna city, in order to be able to buy food. The members of the Metropolitan Police arrested him on this allegation. The police […]

April 12, 2011 | Read full story | Comments are closed

Teenager killed by BSF at the Wahedpur border under Chapainababganj District

The people of Bishroshiay Charpaka village under Shibganj Thana, Chapainababganj are mourning the death of Shaymol Karmokar. Shaymol Karmokar (17) was the only barber in the village and with his death by the bullets of BSF on 27 January 2010; no one in the village cuts their hair or shaves in the salon any more. […]

January 27, 2010 | Read full story | Comments are closed

A young boy died after being tortured by BSF in the Thakurpur Border at Damurhuda, Chuadanga

On 21 January 2010, Hasnat Halsham Inu, a 15-year-old boy, was tortured by the BSF at the Thakurpur border in Chuadanga district of Bangladesh. Hasnat and his family lived in the Sakolia village which is located next to the Ichamoti River and makes up the border between India and Bangladesh. On the fateful day, at […]

January 21, 2010 | Read full story | Comments are closed