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Human rights monitoring report : November 2017

The November 2017 monthly human rights monitoring report describes the human rights situation in Bangladesh, specifically describing the following areas: PART I: CROSS-BORDER ISSUES – Genocide against Rohingya people in Myanmar – Aggressive policy of Indian government towards Bangladesh PART II: NATIONAL ISSUES – Resignation of the Chief Justice and Independence of the Judiciary – […]

December 1, 2017 | Read full story | Comments are closed

Human rights monitoring report : January – June 2013

This six-monthly human rights monitoring report describes the human rights situation in Bangladesh during the six first months of 2013, specifically describing the following areas: 30 persons on average killed extrajudicially every month Torture in custody NHRC Chairman advises victim to withdraw his case filed against RAB Allegations of enforced disappearance after making arrests by […]

July 1, 2013 | Read full story | Comments are closed

Human rights monitoring report : Jan-June 2012

This six-monthly human rights monitoring report describes the human rights situation in Bangladesh during the six first months of 2012, specifically describing the following areas: 7 persons killed extra judicially every month Torture Death in jail Public lynching Allegations of disappearances after being picked by members of law enforcing agencies Lack of accountability of law […]

July 1, 2012 | Read full story | Comments { 0 }

Burma : international support needed to protect Rohingyas from persecution

Statement Odhikar is deeply alarmed by rapidly deteriorating sectarian violence in the Rakhine State of western Burma since June 3, 2012. So far the facts and evidence received by Odhikar depicts a grim scenario in which the minority Rohingyas are particularly persecuted and forced to leave their homeland. They are killed, wounded and their villages are burned and when […]

June 14, 2012 | Read full story | Comments { 0 }

Human rights monitoring report : May 2012

The May 2012 monthly human rights monitoring report describes the human rights situation in Bangladesh, specifically describing the following areas: Attacks on journailsts Extrajudicial killings continue Allegation against RAB for illegal confinement Political violence Programmes of human rights organisations stopped by police in Khulna Police attacks procession of non-government primary school teachers Imposition of Section […]

June 1, 2012 | Read full story | Comments { 0 }

International seminar : minority and indigenous peoples’ rights

Abilis Foundation, the Finnish NGO Foundation for Human Rights KIOS and Siemenpuu Foundation organized an international seminar Minority and Indigenous Peoples’ Rights on 4–5 October 2011 in Helsinki. This was the first time when the three NGO foundations organized a seminar as a joint effort. The seminar aimed to increase awareness of people working and interested […]

November 26, 2011 | Read full story | Comments { 0 }