Tag Archives | Human rights violations

BANGLADESH: Annual Human Rights Report 2022

Odhikar continues to struggle for the establishment of a democratic state based on equality, human dignity and social justice. Odhikar monitors and highlights the human rights situation of the country, with the aim of ensuring the civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights of the people. Odhikar has faced severe state repression and harassment since […]

January 30, 2023 | Read full story | Comments are closed

BANGLADESH: Government must stop enforced disappearances and ensure right to truth, justice, reparation, and guarantees of non-recurrence

A Joint Statement by the Asian Federation Against Involuntary Disappearances (AFAD), International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH), Maayer Daak, and Odhikar on the occasion of International Week of the Disappeared 2022 On the occasion of the International Week of the Disappeared, the Asian Federation against Involuntary Disappearances (AFAD), the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH), […]

May 23, 2022 | Read full story | Comments are closed

BANGLADESH: The Government must amend the National Human Rights Commission Act 2009, with a view to broadening its mandate to protect and promote human rights

(Bangkok/Kathmandu, 25 March 2022) – The Asian NGO Network on National Human Rights Institutions (ANNI) urges the Government of Bangladesh to take immediate measures to amend the National Human Rights Commission Act 2009 (NHRC Act 2009) in compliance with relevant international human rights standards and Paris Principles. The National Human Rights Commission of Bangladesh (NHRCB) […]

April 3, 2022 | Read full story | Comments are closed

বার্ষিক মানবাধিকার প্রতিবেদন ২০২১

স্বৈরশাসক লেফটেন্যান্ট জেনারেল হুসেইন মুহাম্মদ এরশাদ এর সামরিক শাসনের বিরুদ্ধে সংগ্রামে অংশ নেয়া কয়েকজন মানবাধিকারকর্মী, আইনজীবী ও শিক্ষকের উদ্যোগে ১৯৯৪ সালের ১০ অক্টোবর মানবাধিকার সংগঠন অধিকার প্রতিষ্ঠিত হয়। গত ২৭ বছর ধরে অধিকার জনগণের নাগরিক, রাজনৈতিক, সামাজিক, অর্থনৈতিক ও সাংস্কৃতিক অধিকার রক্ষায় নিরন্তর সংগ্রাম করে চলেছে। অধিকার রাষ্ট্রর হাতে সংঘটিত সমস্ত মানবাধিকার লঙ্ঘনের ঘটনাগুলো তুলে […]

January 31, 2022 | Read full story | Comments are closed

Stop violence and discrimination against women

A Joint Statement by Mayer Daak and Odhikar on the Occasion of International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, 2021 Dhaka, 24 November 2021: Women in Bangladesh are facing lots of hurdles and challenges in personal and public lives. Along with patriarchy, the repressive nature of the authoritarian government in Bangladesh is causing […]

November 24, 2021 | Read full story | Comments are closed

BANGLADESH: UN human rights experts must undertake an independent investigation into enforced disappearances and hold perpetrators accountable

Manila/Dhaka, 30 August 2021: AFAD, Mayer Daak and Odhikar pay tribute to victims of enforced disappearances and stand in solidarity with the families and relatives of the disappeared in Bangladesh and across the world while commemorating International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances. Enforced disappearances, along with an array of other grave human rights […]

August 29, 2021 | Read full story | Comments are closed