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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

Human rights monitoring report : November 2013

The November 2013 monthly human rights monitoring report describes the human rights situation in Bangladesh, specifically describing the following areas: Political violence escalates over the declaration of election schedule Harassment to Odhikar continues Violations on freedom of expression and media Discriminatory Anti Corruption Commission Act (Amendment 2013) passed in Parliament Death in custody due to […]

December 1, 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

Campaign for Adilur Rahman Khan

Statement by Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) Statement by Odhikar 25/09/2013 (English) (Bangla) Statement by Odhikar 19/09/2013 (English) (Bangla) Joint Open Letter to the Prime Minister of Bangladesh on the continued detention of Adilur Rahman    Khan Statement by International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) Statement by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Statement […]

September 24, 2013 | Read full story | Comments are closed
Adilur Rahman Khan arrested - Photograph: Indrajit Ghosh/Demotix/Corbis

Statement on arrest of Adilur Rahman Khan, Secretary of Odhikar

Adilur Rahman Khan, Secretary of Odhikar was picked up by approximately 10 plainclothes men from the Detective Branch of Police (DB) at 10.20 pm on August 10, 2013 and taken to the DB custody in Mintoo Road, Dhaka.  He was picked up in front of his house at Gulshan, after returning from a relative’s house […]

August 12, 2013 | Read full story | Comments are closed

Police allegedly killed one at Dotterhaat of Sadar upazila and two others at Rajganj of Begumganj upazila of Noakhali district

On February 28, 2013, Delwar Hossain Sayeedi was awarded death penalty (by hanging till death) by the International Crimes Tribunal-1 for committing war crimes during the liberation war of 1971. In protest of this judgment, supporters of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami observed ‘hartal’ (general strike) at Dotterhaat of Sadar upazila and Rajganj of Begumganj upazila of Noakhali. […]

July 18, 2013 | Read full story | Comments are closed