Human rights monitoring report : January-June 2010

The January-June 2010 six-monthly human rights monitoring report describes the human rights situation in Bangladesh, specifically describing the following areas:

  • Extrajudicial killings continue
  • Crossfire/encounter/gun fight
  • Death caused by torture
  • Government shuts down photo-exhibition on ‘crossfire’
  • Torture while detained in Police Station
  • Death in jail/Court Hajat/ RAB Custody
  • Government imposes ban on media
  • Channel 1 closes down
  • Government blocks Facebook
  • Journalists under attack
  • Disappearances after arrests by law enforcement agencies
  • Political violence continues
  • Local government infrastructure
  • Chittagong City Corporation Election observed
  • Bhola-3 by-election
  • Post-election violence
  • Human rights violations by BSF: India’s unwillingness to implement the 1974 Agreement
  • Arrests under the Anti-Terrorism Act, 2009
  • Anti-Corruption Commission under government’s control
  • Arrest of leaders who are struggling for self-determination
  • Violence against women
  • Human rights violations on minority communities
  • Readymade garments sector
  • Government declines Odhikar’s application for programme extension
  • Sons of BDR jawans cannot be admitted to the BDR College
  • Updates on BDR mutiny cases

The report closes with statistics on violations and a list of 12 recommendations to the government of Bangladesh.

human rights monitoring-monthly report-Jan Jun 2010-eng (full text in English, PDF)

human rights monitoring-monthly report-Jan Jun 2010-ben (full text in Bangla, PDF)


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