Human rights monitoring report : February 2012

The February 2012 monthly human rights monitoring report describes the human rights situation in Bangladesh, specifically describing the following areas:

  • 13 persons killed extra judicially in February
  • Two students disappeared after being picked up by law enforcement agencies
  • President reduces life sentence for person accused of murder
  • Political violence
  • Imposition of section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure
  • Anti-Terrorism Act, 2009 (Amendment) Bill 2012 passed in Parliament
  • Freedom of the media
  • Human rights violations by Indian BSF
  • Proposed Bill of NGO Affairs Bureau violates freedoms
  • Workers stop work in 92 state-owned industries
  • Attacks on temples of religious and ethnic minority groups
  • Violence against women

The report closes with statistics on violations and a list of 10 recommendations to the government of Bangladesh.

Human rights monitoring-monthly report-Feb 2012-eng (full text in English, PDF)

Human rights monitoring-monthly report-Feb 2012-ben (full text in Bangla, PDF)


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