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Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development expresses grave concern over the situation in the Occupied Palestinian Territory including East Jerusalem

(Bangkok, 6 August 2014): The Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) is alarmed and gravely concerned at the significant number of deaths as well as attacks on civilian targets such as schools and hospitals in Gaza.  “It was just over five years ago that we saw, with horror, very similar attacks on civilian […]

August 6, 2014 | 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

Odhikar observes International Human Rights Day

Odhikar observed the International Human Rights Day today. On this occasion, Odhikar organised a discussion meeting at its office in Dhaka. Human rights defenders associated with Odhikar have conducted rallies, human chains in 15 districts. They also submitted memorandums to the local authorities in 15 districts. Press release_Odhikar 10. 13 (full text in Bangla, pdf)

December 10, 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 }

Human rights monitoring report : April 2012

The April 2012 monthly human rights monitoring report describes the human rights situation in Bangladesh, specifically describing the following areas: Allegations of disappearances after being picked by law enforcing officers Political violence and hartal Extra judicial killings continue Torture in police custody Criminal cases withdrawn out of

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

Shahinur Begum allegedly killed over dowry demands

Shahinur Begum (19) was the daughter of Kalu Miah Prodhan of Baghaiakandi village of Gojaria thana in Munshiganj district. On May 20, 2011, Shahinur got married to Humayun Kabir Raju (25), son of Mohammad Badshah Miah from Lokkhipur village and soon after the marriage, Raju started demanding dowry. According to Shahinur’s family, at around 2.30 pm of February […]

February 4, 2012 | Read full story | Comments are closed