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Human rights monitoring report : July 2009

The July 2009 monthly human rights monitoring report describes the human rights situation in Bangladesh, specifically describing the following areas: Repression and Police brutality on anti-Tipaimukh Dam procession ‘Criminalisation’ of Bangladeshi citizens by BSF Chief Mahendro Lal Kumawat A Human Rights Commission subservient to the Government will fail to protect human rights Harassment and human rights violations […]

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

21 months of emergency in Bangladesh : emergency and general election incompatible

The President of Bangladesh imposed the State of Emergency back in 11 January 2007, were that the security and economic life of Bangladesh was threatened by internal disturbances. 21 months on, the ‘internal disturbances’, which were stated as the reason for the proclamation of Emergency, no longer exist. The State of Emergency, as has been […]

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

20 months of emergency in Bangladesh : the Government lacks legitimacy

Odhikar, as a part of its commitment to uphold human rights, rule of law and democracy, has been monitoring and publishing reports of the human rights situation under the State of Emergency, each month of the military backed government which was installed on 11 January 2007. This report covers the following topics: The crisis of […]

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