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Annual activity report : 2007

Bangladesh returned to democracy 17 years ago following a popular upsurge, constitutional liberties still face some challenges. The human rights situation and overall political and security conditions in Bangladesh have deteriorated on many counts over the last decade, concurrent with the shift in the role of the state, from socio-economic welfare of the citizens to […]

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

Report on electoral violence : 17 October-15 December 2006

Odhikar has monitored election-related violence in 45 constituencies out of a total of 300. There might be more violence prone areas other than these 45 constituencies that Odhikar had selected and more incidents of violence could have taken place during this period. Odhikar selected these 45 constituencies on the basis of previous records of violence […]

December 29, 2006 | Read full story | Comments are closed

Annual activity report : 2006

Odhikar is a leading Bangladeshi human rights organisation, registered under the NGO Affairs Bureau. Since its inception in 1994 Odhikar has been striving to improve the human rights of all Bangladeshis by holding to account both state and non-state agencies who perpetrate human rights violations. It was founded as, and will continue to be, a […]

February 1, 2006 | Read full story | Comments are closed

City corporation election : 2002

  On 25 April 2002, the City Corporation Elections were held. However, the major opposition party, Awami League, did not take part in it. They refused to recognize this election. Odhikar arranged a total of 11 mobile observation teams throughout Bangladesh. Among these teams, 7 worked in Dhaka and there were 2 teams in Khulna […]

April 26, 2002 | Read full story | Comments are closed

8th Parliamentary Election 2001, Bangladesh

Odhikar is a human rights organization established in 1994 with lawyers, university professors, journalists, social and development activists committed to human rights. Among many other activities one of the mandates of Odhikar is to observe elections and to monitor human rights violations related to elections. Since Odhikar attaches special importance to election monitoring, it submitted […]

October 11, 2001 | Read full story | Comments are closed