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Nazrul Islam was allegedly arrested and then disappeared by RAB

Mohammad Nazrul Islam (38) is the son of late Soloyman Sarkar and Zohura Begum of Jhaoil village in Kamarkhand upazilla of Shirajganj. At around 5.30 pm on June 13, 2012, Nazrul Islam was allegedly arrested and then disappeared by RAB-12 members. Nazrul Islam was working in the vegetable plot beside the rail-crossing near his house, when RAB arrested […]

June 13, 2012 | Read full story | Comments are closed

Mahfuzur Rahman was allegedly tortured for three months and four days after he disappeared and Noyon was interrogated in DB police custody for seven days

Mahfuzur Rahman (32) is the son of Abu Bokor Siddiq and Motiful Begum from Shampur village of Gaibandha district. At around 12.30 pm on February 18, 2012, Mahfuzur Rahman was allegedly arrested by Dhaka Detective Branch of Police (DB) and his whereabouts unknown. Nur Mohammad Noyon, nephew of Mahfuzur, was also confined and interrogated for […]

February 18, 2012 | Read full story | Comments are closed

Nine month’s human rights monitoring report : January-September 2011

This human rights monitoring report covers the nine-month period from January to September 2011. The main areas of issue within the report are as follows: India-Bangladesh border situation Political violence Attacks on religious minority communities Criminal cases withdrawn out of ‘political consideration’ Public lynching and police indifference Extrajudicial killings Torture in custody Disappearances Attacks on […]

October 1, 2011 | Read full story | Comments { 0 }

Human rights monitoring report : May 2011

The July 2011 monthly human rights monitoring report describes the human rights situation in Bangladesh, specifically describing the following areas: Extrajudicial killings continue RAB submitted an investigation report accusing Limon and family members University student disappears after being ‘abducted’ by RAB from the jail gate Home Ministry cautions the National Human Rights Commission Killings and […]

June 1, 2011 | Read full story | Comments { 0 }

Human rights report 2009 : Odhikar report on Bangladesh

The human rights agenda never seems to be a very big issue with the Bangladeshi government. Despite the multitude of human rights abuses and deprivations of guaranteed rights, each and every regime in Bangladesh has carried out its term in blissful ignorance, denial or suppression. 2009 has not been an exception, despite the present government emerging after a […]

January 1, 2010 | Read full story | Comments { 0 }

Human rights monitoring report : July 2009

The July 2009 monthly human rights monitoring report describes the human rights situation in Bangladesh, specifically describing the following areas: Repression and Police brutality on anti-Tipaimukh Dam procession ‘Criminalisation’ of Bangladeshi citizens by BSF Chief Mahendro Lal Kumawat A Human Rights Commission subservient to the Government will fail to protect human rights Harassment and human rights violations […]

August 1, 2009 | Read full story | Comments are closed