A Joint Statement by the Asian Federation Against Involuntary Disappearances (AFAD), Mayer Daak and Odhikar on International Human Rights Day, 2021 Manila, Dhaka, 09 December, 2021: AFAD, Mayer Daak and Odhikar pay tribute to all victims of human rights violations and stand in solidarity with the victims’ families in Bangladesh and across the world while […]
UN Human Rights Council and OHCHR must adopt a new mandate on Bangladesh to collect evidence of gross human rights violations.
(New York, November 25, 2021) – Indian authorities have detained the prominent Kashmiri human rights activist Khurram Parvez under an abusive counterterrorism law that is increasingly used against activists and critics of the government, six human rights groups said today. The Indian government should immediately end violations of the rights to liberty and a fair […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: AFAD Statement on Kashmir Raids and the Arrest of Khurram Parvez Stop persecuting human rights defenders! Release Khurram Parvez now! 24 November 2021, Manila, Philippines – The Asian Federation Against Involuntary Disappearances (AFAD) calls on the Government of India to immediately and unconditionally release prominent Kashmiri human rights defender, Khurram Parvez. We […]
A Joint Statement by Mayer Daak and Odhikar on the Occasion of International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, 2021 Dhaka, 24 November 2021: Women in Bangladesh are facing lots of hurdles and challenges in personal and public lives. Along with patriarchy, the repressive nature of the authoritarian government in Bangladesh is causing […]
New information BGD 001 / 0813 / OBS 074.9 Judicial harassment / Reprisals Bangladesh November 11, 2021 The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, a partnership of the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT) and FIDH, has received new information and requests your urgent intervention in the following situation in Bangladesh. New information: The […]
A Joint Statement by the Asian Federation Against Involuntary Disappearances (AFAD) and Odhikar Manila, Dhaka; 1 November 2021: The Asian Federation Against Involuntary Disappearances (AFAD) and Odhikar strongly condemn the police raid on the house of Hajera Khatun, the founder of Mayer Daak, a network of families and relatives of disappeared persons; and the arrest […]