Human rights monitoring report : January 2018

The January 2018 monthly human rights monitoring report describes the human rights situation in Bangladesh, specifically describing the following areas:

– Criminalization of politics and violence
– Mass arrest of opposition party activists, suppression and hindrance to freedom of assembly
– Dhaka North and South City Corporation polls stayed
– Extrajudicial killings
– Death in jail
– Torture, inhuman treatment and lack of accountability
– Enforced disappearances
– Public lynching
– ‘Extremism’ and human rights
– Independence of the Judiciary
– Interference on freedom of expression and the media
– Cabinet approves the draft Digital Security Act 2018
– Workers’ rights
– Violence against Women
– Aggressive policy of Indian government towards Bangladesh
– Genocide against Rohingya people in Myanmar
– Activities of Odhikar hindered

human-rights-monitoring-report-January-2018 (full text in English, PDF)


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