Human rights monitoring report : April 2009

The April 2009 monthly human rights monitoring report describes the human rights situation in Bangladesh, specifically describing the following areas:

  • No trial under Army Act: try all those accused of BDR headquarters killing in open court under existing laws
  • Deaths of BDR members during investigation process
  • Custodial torture during investigation process
  • Freedom of media hindered: journalist tortured by affiliates of a Member of Parliament
  • ODHIKAR condemns eviction of landless families by police
  • Legal steps against begging without making rehabilitation arrangements is a violation of human rights
  • Upazila Parishad Bill passed: authoritative power goes to the Members of Parliament
  • Various violations of civil and political rights

The report closes with statistics on violations and a list of 9 recommendations to the government of Bangladesh.

human rights monitoring-monthly report-Apr 2009-eng (full text in English, PDF)

human rights monitoring-monthly report-Apr 2009-ben (full text in Bangla, PDF)


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