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Submission by Odhikar and the ALRC to the Human Rights Council’s Universal Periodic Review of Bangladesh

The report covers the period from July 01, 2008 to September 30, 2012 that includes two governments; the caretaker government in power from July 1, 2008 to January 5, 2009, and the current 14-party Grand Alliance government, led by the Awami League that assumed power on January 6, 2009. During the first UPR session, 42 recommendations were made of which […]

October 1, 2012 | Read full story | Comments are closed

Bangladesh : mid-term assessment and report on the Universal Periodic Review

Bangladesh has so far failed to implement the promises made before the international community in the Human Rights Council, on key human rights issues. The elected government of Bangladesh, within weeks of coming to office in first week of January 2009, sent a high profile delegation, headed by the Foreign Minister of Bangladesh, Dr. Dipu […]

February 10, 2011 | Read full story | Comments { 0 }

Submission by Odhikar and FIDH to the Human Rights Council’s Universal Periodic Review on Bangladesh

Odhikar, a duly established human rights organisation in Bangladesh, and FIDH submit this information on Bangladesh under the General Guidelines for submission of information for Universal Periodic Review. Odhikar had long been concerned about precarious human rights conditions in Bangladesh, but this report covers situations documented by the organisation for the last three years i.e.01 […]

February 1, 2009 | Read full story | Comments { 0 }