Tag Archives | Election related violence

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 }

Human rights monitoring report : January 2009

The January 2009 monthly human rights monitoring report describes the human rights situation in Bangladesh, specifically describing the following areas:  Post Parliament election violence continues Upazila election violence Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Hearing at UNHRC Intelligence agencies Extrajudicial killings India-Bangladesh border violence Repression on ethnic minority communities Freedom of expression Rape Dowry related violence Acid […]

February 1, 2009 | Read full story | Comments are closed

Statement on election violence

Dates Covered: 14-24 December 2008

December 24, 2008 | Read full story | Comments { 0 }

Election violence report 1

Odhikar is focusing its EVER (Election Violence Education and Resolution) monitoring activities in 40 districts under 6 divisions that have a history of election-related violence in Bangladesh. Two monitors work in each of the 40 districts. Odhikar EVER monitors are responsible for identifying and gathering key information on incidents of election-related violence within each district, […]

December 24, 2008 | Read full story | Comments { 0 }

23 months of emergency in Bangladesh : the next Parliament must ensure a review of the decisions and actions taken under the State of Emergency

Odhikar notes the Government’s decision to lift the State of Emergency from 17 December, 2008. Odhikar has consistently campaigned against the Emergency since its imposition on 11 January 2007. Due to ‘Emergency’s inherent anti-human rights character, that denies essential freedoms far extensively than permitted under international laws, and fails to protect basic rights, Odhikar’s stand […]

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

City Corporation English 2008: Anomalies in Elections under the State of Emergency

On January 11, 2007, the military-backed interim government took over, primarily, to hold the ninth parliamentary polls that had been scheduled for January 22 that year, but had to be cancelled because of nationwide political turmoil. The polls were cancelled and a State of Emergency imposed, citing a number of reasons for it. The two […]

August 5, 2008 | Read full story | Comments are closed