15 months of emergency in Bangladesh : right to food must be guaranteed

Odhikar continued monitoring the human rights situation, including infringement of rights, during the State of Emergency proclaimed on January 11, 2007. The report below summarises the status of human rights during the 15 months of the State of Emergency. It also highlights new crises that emerged since imposition of nationwide emergency.

This report covers the following issues

  • Scarcity of food
  • Freedom of association
  • The Election Commission
  • Extrajudicial killings
  • Violation of human rights in prisons
  • Corruption
  • Worker unrest

The report closes with 8 recommendations to the government of Bangladesh.

State of Emergency Report 15 months-2008



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