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Odhikar’s concern about Anti-Terrorism Act 2009

February 23, 2011 24 February 2011 marks the second anniversary of the enactment of Anti-terrorism Act. Odhikar would like to express and reiterate its grave concern on the Act that was passed in the very first session of the current Parliament on February 24, 2009. Earlier, on February 19, 2009, the Government, at a Cabinet […]

February 23, 2011 | Read full story | Comments { 0 }

19 months of emergency in Bangladesh : Election under state of emergency is violation of constitutional and human rights

Odhikar has been monitoring the State of Emergency since its imposition on 11 January 2007. The democratic and human rights concerns Odhikar has been raising since the political, constitutional and human rights crisis started to deepen in Bangladesh. This report covers: Democratic & human rights concern under ‘State of emergency’ Experience of election observers Neither truth nor […]

August 12, 2008 | Read full story | Comments { 0 }

17 months of emergency in Bangladesh : let the law take normal and transparent judicial course

Odhikar monitors the status of human rights situations according to the rights available in the existing Constitution of Bangladesh as well as in various international instruments. For the last 17 months, since the State of Emergency was imposed on January 11, 2007, Odhikar paid special attention to ‘Emergency’, an extraordinary measure in itself that poses […]

June 12, 2008 | Read full story | Comments { 0 }

Human rights monitoring report : April 2008

The April 2008 monthly human rights monitoring report describes the human rights situation in Bangladesh, specifically describing the following areas: Judgment of the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court on restraining of granting bail Anti‐terrorism ordinance Extrajudicial killings Rape Dowry Acid violence Bangladesh‐India border violence Death in jail Freedom of expression Arson at Rangamati  Hill […]

May 1, 2008 | Read full story | Comments are closed