Human rights monitoring report : April 2013

The April 2013 monthly human rights monitoring report describes the human rights situation in Bangladesh, specifically describing the following areas:

  • Political violence continues
  • Meetings and assemblies barred
  • Imposition of Section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure
  • Allegations of enforced disappearance after making arrests by law enforcement agencies
  • Many workers and others die due to building collapse in Savar
  • Extrajudicial killings continue
  • Torture in custody
  • Arrest and torture of the Acting Editor of the daily Amar Desh; government shuts down the newspaper
  • Freedom of the media
  • Human Rights situation of the religious minority communities
  • Human rights violations along the border by BSF
  • Violence against women
  • Public lynching continues
  • Government bars fund clearance of Odhikar’s ‘Human Rights Research and Advocacy’ programme

human-rights-monitoring-monthly-report-april-2013 (full text in English, PDF)
human-rights-monitoring-monthly-report-april-2013 (full text in Bangla, PDF)


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