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Joint written statement to the 35th session of the UN HRC by OMCT and Odhikar, BANGLADESH: Freedoms of Expression, Assembly and Association Are Under Serious Threat

The current human rights situation in Bangladesh is catastrophic due to an absence of democracy and a lack of functional institutions, which have been aggravated by an increasingly repressive political context. The rights to freedom of opinion and expression, freedom of peaceful assembly and of association are constantly violated while human rights defenders (HRDs) are facing […]

June 12, 2017 | Read full story | Comments are closed

National Press Club Authorities abruptly cancel a programme organised by the families of the disappeared, AFAD, ALRC, FIDH and Odhikar

On 29 August 2015, the National Press Club authority has abruptly cancelled a programme, which was scheduled to be held on 30 August at the  National Press Club auditorium. At 5:20 pm on 29 August, Odhikar received a phone call from Selim Mia, an employee of the National Press Club that, as per the instructions of […]

August 30, 2015 | Read full story | Comments are closed

AFAD and FORUM-ASIA statement on Bangladesh: Extrajudicial killings and enforced disappearances amidst political impasse must end

On February 10, 2015 the Asian Federation Against Involuntary Disappearances (AFAD) and the Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) jointly released a statement on the current situation of Bangladesh. AFAD and FORUM-ASIA express deep concern over the extrajudicial killings and enforced disappearances by the security forces of Bangladesh, centering on the current confrontations […]

February 12, 2015 | Read full story | Comments are closed

AHRC: The state of human rights in Bangladesh, 2013

On December 10, 2013, the Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) released its annual report on the state of human rights in Bangladesh, 2013. Today, life in Bangladesh continues to deteriorate. Denial of human dignity has become part of the fabric of daily life in Bangladesh, and outright denial of this reality is the default setting of […]

December 11, 2013 | Read full story | Comments are closed

Human rights monitoring report : October 2013

The October 2013 monthly human rights monitoring report describes the human rights situation in Bangladesh, specifically describing the following areas: Violence increases due to political crisis created over the election process Violations on media freedom Information and Communication Technology Act 2006 (Amendment 2013) Bill passed in Parliament, along with Torture and Custodial Death (Prevention) Bill, […]

November 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 }