Human rights monitoring report : January-September 2010

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

  • On an average every 3 days, 1 person is reported killed extra judicially
  • Death in custody
  • Torture in custody
  • The Government shut down a photo-exhibition on ‘crossfire’
  • Freedom of media and incidents of government prohibition
  • Contempt of Court – Amar Desh Acting Editor Mahmudur Rahman and journalist Oliullah Noman
  • ‘Channel 1’ closes down
  • Government blocks Facebook
  • Attacks on journalists
  • Arrests under the Anti-Terrorism Act, 2009 and torture
  • President’s clemency for death-row prisoners
  • Political violence
  • Disruption of political assembly
  • Human rights violations by Indian BSF: Odhikar rejects the statement of the DG, BSF
  • Arrest and handing over of leaders who are struggling for self-determination
  • Violence against women
  • Government declines Odhikar’s application for torture prevention programme extension
  • Allegation of enforced disappearances and killings following arrests by law enforcement agencies
  • Human rights of the religious and ethnic minority communities
  • Trial of the BDR mutiny
  • Situation at the readymade garments sector

The report closes with statistics on violations and a list of 17 recommendations to the government of Bangladesh.

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

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


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