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BANGLADESH: Government must comply with its obligations to uphold the absolute prohibition of torture and other ill treatment, end impunity and ensure access to justice for victims

A Joint Statement by Amnesty International, Anti-Death Penalty Asia Network (ADPAN), Asia Alliance Against Torture (A3T), Asian Federation Against Involuntary Disappearances (AFAD), Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA), Capital Punishment Justice Project (CPJP), CIVICUS: World Alliance for Citizen Participation, Eleos Justice, Monash University, International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH), Odhikar, Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights, and World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT) on the occasion of International Day in Support of Victims of Torture 2024

 

Odhikar joins 11 other human rights organisations to commemorate the United Nations International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, expressing grave concern over the continuing acts of torture and other ill-treatment committed by law-enforcement agencies and security forces in Bangladesh; while also calling on the Bangladeshi authorities to stop torture and other ill-treatment, hold perpetrators accountable and ensure access to justice for the victims of torture and other ill-treatment committed by law enforcement agencies and security forces.

 

Joint Statement UN Day Against Torture 2024

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