Civil Society Joint Alternative Report on Bangladesh Submitted to the Committee against Torture

The Asian Legal Resource Centre (ALRC); Asian Federation Against Involuntary Disappearances (AFAD); Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA); FIDH – International Federation for Human Rights; Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights; Odhikar; World Organization Against Torture (OMCT) jointly submitted an Alternative Report  to the Committee against Torture at its 67th session (22 July – 9 August 2019).

This Alternative Report is submitted to the United Nations (UN) Committee against Torture (CAT) on the occasion of its review of Bangladesh’s implementation of the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (“the Convention”). This submission focuses on the submitting organisation’s concerns about Bangladesh’s failure to implement the Convention. This submission is not an exhaustive account of violations and presents information that our organisations were able to document and verify.

Odhikar-Joint-submission-for-UN-CAT_June-2019 (full text in English, PDF)



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