Human rights monitoring report: January 2011

The January 2011 monthly human rights monitoring report describes the human rights situation in Bangladesh, specifically covering the following areas and cases:

  • Bangladeshi girl killed and hung on barbed wire fence by the BSF
  • Criminal cases withdrawn out of ‘political’ consideration’
  • Political violence continues
  • Pourashava (Municipality) Elections 2011
  • By-elections in two constituencies
  • Meetings of Lamppost, Chattra Gonomoncha, Arial Beel Protection Committee dispersed
  • Clashes between police and protestors against airport at Arial Beel
  • Statement made by Home Minister regarding extrajudicial killings
  • Death in jail – public lynching – torture in remand
  • Freedom of the media
  • Workers rights
  • Verdict of the BDR mutiny cases
  • Begging by children and protest against expulsion of beggars from the cities
  • Violence against women

The report closes with statistics on violations and a list of 13 recommendations to the government of Bangladesh.

human rights monitoring-monthly report-Jan 2011-eng (full text in English, PDF)

human rights monitoring-monthly report-Jan 2011-ben (full text in Bangla, PDF)



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