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Human rights monitoring report : April 2015

The April 2015 monthly human rights monitoring report describes the human rights situation in Bangladesh, specifically describing the following areas: Farcical City Corporation Elections 2015 Political violence Extrajudicial killings Freedom of expression and the media Situation of ready-made garment workers Human rights violations by BSF along the border Human rights violations against religious minority communities […]

May 1, 2015 | Read full story | Comments are closed

A journey towards anarchy, political uncertainty and human rights violations: possibilities of dire consequences if there is no negotiated political settlement

The Awami League led Grand Alliance government amended the Constitution, ignoring protests from the main Opposition and other political parties; and criticism from various sectors of society. This Amendment was possible as the Alliance had the power of absolute majority in the Parliament before the elections, which were held on January 5, 2014 on the […]

January 4, 2015 | Read full story | Comments are closed

Human rights monitoring report : January – June 2014

This six-monthly human rights monitoring report describes the human rights situation in Bangladesh during the six first months of 2014, specifically describing the following areas: On average, 18 persons were killed extra judicially every month Torture in custody continues Perpetration of disappearance by men claiming to be from law enforcement 132 persons were killed in […]

July 1, 2014 | Read full story | Comments are closed

Odhikar observes elections in Rajshahi, Khulna, Barisal and Sylhet city corporations

On June 15, 2013 elections were held in Rajshahi, Khulna, Barisal and Sylhet City Corporation. Odhikar observed elections in four city corporations. Each observation team had five mobile observers. Although no major violations were marked, elections in four City Corporations concluded with some irregularities at the polling centres. It was learnt from the observer teams […]

June 15, 2013 | Read full story | Comments are closed

Human rights monitoring report : October 2011

The October 2011 monthly human rights monitoring report describes the human rights situation in Bangladesh, specifically describing the following areas: Political violence continues Narayanganj City Corporation elections Obstruction of public meetings by imposing Section 144 Extrajudicial killings Petro Bangla remains silent on agreement between Conoco Philips Disappearance of persons after arrest by men claiming to […]

November 1, 2011 | Read full story | Comments { 0 }

Human rights monitoring report: January 2011

The January 2011 monthly human rights monitoring report describes the human rights situation in Bangladesh, specifically covering the following areas and cases: Bangladeshi girl killed and hung on barbed wire fence by the BSF Criminal cases withdrawn out of ‘political’ consideration’ Political violence continues Pourashava (Municipality) Elections 2011 By-elections in two constituencies Meetings of Lamppost, […]

February 1, 2011 | Read full story | Comments are closed