Human rights monitoring report : January – June 2014

This six-monthly human rights monitoring report describes the human rights situation in Bangladesh during the six first months of 2014, specifically describing the following areas:

  • On average, 18 persons were killed extra judicially every month
  • Torture in custody continues
  • Perpetration of disappearance by men claiming to be from law enforcement
  • 132 persons were killed in political violence in six months
  • The Upazila Elections 2014
  • By-election of Narayanganj-5 constituency
  • Attack on the ‘Bihari Camp’ at Mirpur
  • Violence against religious minority communities
  • Barriers to meetings and assemblies
  • Violation of right to freedom of the media
  • Government’s negative attitude towards freedom of association and of expression
  • Bangladesh-India and Bangladesh-Myanmar relations
  • Situation of ready-made garment workers
  • Violence against women
  • Information and Communication Technology Act 2006 remains

human-rights-monitoring-Six Monthly-report-2014 (full text in English, pdf)
human-rights-monitoring-Six Monthly-report-2014 (full text in Bangla, pdf)


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