Tag Archives | Election observation

Municipality Elections 2015 : Odhikar Report

The Municipality elections were marked with widespread incidents of capturing polling centres casting fake votes and violence on December 30, 2015.┬áDespite being registered with the Bangladesh Election Commission (BEC), it did not allow Odhikar to formally observe the Municipality Elections of 2015. Being denied official permission to monitor the municipality polls, Odhikar sought to collect […]

March 28, 2016 | Read full story | Comments are closed

Human rights monitoring report : January – June 2013

This six-monthly human rights monitoring report describes the human rights situation in Bangladesh during the six first months of 2013, specifically describing the following areas: 30 persons on average killed extrajudicially every month Torture in custody NHRC Chairman advises victim to withdraw his case filed against RAB Allegations of enforced disappearance after making arrests by […]

July 1, 2013 | Read full story | Comments are closed

Odhikar observes elections in Rajshahi, Khulna, Barisal and Sylhet city corporations

On June 15, 2013 elections were held in Rajshahi, Khulna, Barisal and Sylhet City Corporation. Odhikar observed elections in four city corporations. Each observation team had five mobile observers. Although no major violations were marked, elections in four City Corporations concluded with some irregularities at the polling centres. It was learnt from the observer teams […]

June 15, 2013 | Read full story | Comments are closed

Union Parishad Elections 2011 : narrative report

Odhikar has been working with human rights issues in relation to elections since 1995. As a continuing endeavour Odhikar monitors national elections, by-elections, city corporation elections, and local government elections whenever they are held. Odhikar has also been observing national and local government elections in a number of Asian countries as an international observer. Realising […]

August 13, 2011 | Read full story | Comments { 0 }

Final report : Election Violence Education and Resolution (EVER)

This report details the findings from the Election Violence Education and Resolution (EVER) program, designed by IFES and implemented by Odhikar for the December 28, 2008 parliamentary election in Bangladesh. The EVER program is designed document accurate information about incidents of election-related violence in a methodologically reliable manner, so that stakeholders in the electoral process […]

February 16, 2009 | Read full story | Comments { 0 }

Upazila Parishad Election Observation Annex-2009

Odhikar, a human rights organisation, has been observing elections as a part of its organisational spectrum of work. Since its inception in 1994, Odhikar has established itself as a credible and reliable organisation in Bangladesh in the area of election observation, both national and local. Internationally, it has earned a good reputation and established relationship […]

January 27, 2009 | Read full story | Comments { 0 }