Nine month’s human rights monitoring report : January-September 2011

This human rights monitoring report covers the nine-month period from January to September 2011. The main areas of issue within the report are as follows:

  • India-Bangladesh border situation
  • Political violence
  • Attacks on religious minority communities
  • Criminal cases withdrawn out of ‘political consideration’
  • Public lynching and police indifference
  • Extrajudicial killings
  • Torture in custody
  • Disappearances
  • Attacks on and obstruction of public meetings by imposing Section 144
  • Fifteenth Amendment Bill 2011 passed in Parliament
  • Anti Terrorism Act of 2009
  • The National Human Rights Commission
  • Freedom of the media
  • Violence in the Chittagong Hill Tracts
  • Workers rights
  • Update on the BDR mutiny trials
  • Violence against women
  • Government’s unwillingness to approve project of Odhikar

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 2011-eng (full text in English, PDF)

human rights monitoring-monthly report-Jan Sep 2011-ben (full text in Bangla, PDF)


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