Human rights monitoring report January – September 2012

The report of human rights violations during the first nine months of 2012 contains the following sections:

  • 28 persons killed by BSF in nine months
  • 24 persons allegedly disappeared in nine months
  • On average 7 persons killed extra judicially every month
  • Torture in custody-death in jail-public lynching
  • Lack of accountability of law enforcing agencies
  • Obstructions of meetings and processions/demonstrations
  • 130 persons killed in political violence in nine months
  • Imposition of Section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure
  • Violence against religious and ethnic minority communities
  • Mass protest movements
  • Workers rights
  • Freedom of media (sedition cases, Anti-Terrorism Act
  • Impediments on freedom of expression
  • Trial of the BDR mutiny case
  • Need to protect Rohingya Muslims
  • Government’s harassment on NGOs
  • Political blessings on accused persons
  • Violence against women (sexual harassment and stalking, rape, dowry-related violence, acid violence)

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

human rights monitoring-report-Jan Sep 2012-eng (full text in English, PDF)

human rights monitoring-report-Jan Sep 2012-ben (full text in Bangla, PDF)


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