Odhikar in collaboration with the Embassy of Switzerland organised a discussion meeting on the campaign for the accession to the International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance in Rajshahi on 18 September 2011 as part of Odhikar’s programme. The goal of the programme is to initiate awareness and dialogue at local and national level for the ratification and implementation of the International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance. The meeting was presided over by Odhikar Advisor, Farhad Mazhar and moderated by Adilur Rahman Khan, Secretary of Odhikar. Adilur Rahman Khan delivered the welcome speech. Two parliamentarians, Mohammad Shahriar Alam from the ruling Bangladesh Awami League and Syeda Ashifa Ashrafi Papia from the Opposition, Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), were present as special guests.
Rajshahi-Meeting enforced disappearance-Meeting report-2011 (full text in English, PDF)