Human rights monitoring report : January 2012

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

  • Political violence continues: five killed in police firing on opposition processions
  • Other instances of political violence
  • Ban on public meetings and imposition of Section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure
  • Prime Minister says that there are no human rights violations
  • Police attack a procession protesting increased bus fare in Narayanganj
  • Extrajudicial killings
  • Attacks on freedom of media
  • Infringement of human rights by the BSF
  • Sedition case filed against Jahangirnagar University teacher
  • Violence against women

The report closes with statistics on violations and a list of 7 recommendations to the government of Bangladesh.

Human rights monitoring-Monthly report-Jan 2012-eng (full text in English, PDF)

Human rights monitoring-Monthly report-Jan 2012-ben (full text in Bangla, PDF)


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