14 months of emergency in Bangladesh : due process of law must be followed

Odhikar continued monitoring human rights situations including infringement of rights during the State of Emergency proclaimed on January 11, 2007. The report summarizes the status of human rights during the 14 months of the State of Emergency.

The report deals with the following topics:

  • Due process of law
  • The status of judges
  • The Election Commission
  • Emergency powers rules and torture
  • Extrajudicial killings
  • Violations of human rights in prisons
  • Arrest, detention and trial
  • Illegal detention
The report closes with 7 recommendations to the government of Bangladesh.

State of Emergency Report 14 months-2008 (full text in English, PDF)


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