Human rights monitoring report : January 2007

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February 1, 2007 | Read full story | Comments are closed

Annual activity report : 2007

Bangladesh returned to democracy 17 years ago following a popular upsurge, constitutional liberties still face some challenges. The human rights situation and overall political and security conditions in Bangladesh have deteriorated on many counts over the last decade, concurrent with the shift in the role of the state, from socio-economic welfare of the citizens to […]

February 1, 2007 | Read full story | Comments are closed

32 deaths by law enforcement agencies and 19 deaths by BSF in January 2007

According to the documentation of Odhikar, on human rights violations which occurred during 01 to 31 January 2007, as many as 32 persons were killed by the law enforcement agencies. Of them, 16 were killed by the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB), 9 by police, 5 by the army and 2 by joint forces. During 1-11 […]

February 1, 2007 | Read full story | Comments { 0 }

374 killed in political conflict, 355 killed by law enforcement agencies

 04 January, 2007  Press Release of Odhikar  Odhikar’s data on human rights violations shows that in the year 2006, 374 persons have been killed, 21265 injured, 2358 arrested and 48 abducted due to political related violence. Besides, 28651 were the victims of mass arrest. In 2005, 310 persons were killed, 8997 persons injured, 1216 arrested […]

January 4, 2007 | Read full story | Comments { 0 }

Report on electoral violence : 17 October-15 December 2006

Odhikar has monitored election-related violence in 45 constituencies out of a total of 300. There might be more violence prone areas other than these 45 constituencies that Odhikar had selected and more incidents of violence could have taken place during this period. Odhikar selected these 45 constituencies on the basis of previous records of violence […]

December 29, 2006 | Read full story | Comments are closed

63 deaths due to political violence in the last twenty days

16 November,2006 At least 63 persons were reportedly killed from October 27 to November 15, 2006 due to the violence that erupted at the eve of and immediately after the power handover from the BNP-led 4-party-alliance Government to the Caretaker Government, the agitation to press the demand for the resignation of the Chief Election Commissioner […]

November 15, 2006 | Read full story | Comments { 0 }