Human rights monitoring report : January-June 2009

The January-June 2009 six-monthly human rights monitoring report describes the human rights situation in Bangladesh, specifically describing the following areas:

  • State Minister’s comment on ‘crossfire’ is a cause for concern
  • Torture in custody must be stopped
  • BDR revolt and human rights violations
  • Political violence
  • Repression on the ethnic minority people
  • Violation of religious minority rights
  • Bar on political activities and arrests
  • Increase in incidents relating to illegal ‘fatwas’
  • Violence at the Bangladesh-India border
  • Freedom of the press
  • Unnatural deaths of migrant Bangladeshi workers
  • Ready-made garment (RMG) workers’ situation
  • Other forms of human rights violations

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

human rights monitoring-monthly report-Jan Jun 2009-eng (full text in English, PDF)

human rights monitoring-monthly report-Jan Jun 2009-ben (full text in Bangla, PDF)


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