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Bangladesh : State’s unpardonable failures deserve credible investigation

The entire governmental machinery of Bangladesh, with its retinue of law-enforcement units, intelligence agencies, and security forces, have totally and abysmally failed to protect minority communities in the South Eastern region of the country. A large number of monasteries, temples, houses and establishments of the Buddhist communities of the area, and even those belonging to […]

October 17, 2012 | Read full story | Comments are closed

Submission by Odhikar and the ALRC to the Human Rights Council’s Universal Periodic Review of Bangladesh

The report covers the period from July 01, 2008 to September 30, 2012 that includes two governments; the caretaker government in power from July 1, 2008 to January 5, 2009, and the current 14-party Grand Alliance government, led by the Awami League that assumed power on January 6, 2009. During the first UPR session, 42 recommendations were made of which […]

October 1, 2012 | Read full story | Comments are closed

Khulna city unit Chhatra Dal activists Mahmudul Haque Titu and Ferdousur Rahman Munna allegedly tortured at Khulna Police Station

On April 22, 2012 at around 10.30 am, during the hartal called by Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), the police of Khulna Police Station arrested Chhatra Dal Khulna unit’s Assistant General Secretary, S M Mahmudul Haque Titu (26) and Chhatra Dal activist Ferdousur Rahman Munna (22) from Tutpara Central Road area, Khulna. The police took Munna […]

April 22, 2012 | Read full story | Comments are closed

Human rights monitoring report : January

This human rights monitoring report covers a three month period from January to March 2012. The main areas of issue within the report are as follows: 31 persons killed extra judicially in three months Torture in custody persists Odhikar rejects Home Minister

April 1, 2012 | Read full story | Comments { 0 }

The killing of Limon Chhoiyal and Abul Hossain and attack on others in alleged police firing at a mass procession of Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) in Chandpur

On January 29, 2012 activists of Bangladesh Shwechhashebok Dal, Krishak Dal and activists of other BNP supported parties began a mass procession1 in Chandpur city in order to realise their political programme. There is an allegation that the police, on orders from the government, opened fire at the procession, killing two people and injuring many others. One of […]

February 2, 2012 | Read full story | Comments are closed

Mohammad Mukul Mondol, member of Biplobi Communist Party was allegedly shot dead by Police and RAB in Horinakundu in Jhenaidah

Mohammad Mukul Mondol (32) was the son of late Fokir Chand Mondol and Amena Khatun of Asan Nagar village of Alomdanga thana in Chuadanga district. At 3.10 in the morning of October 5, 2011, he was allegedly shot dead in a field at Michakhali in Pairadanga village by the Police of Horinakundu Police Station and the members of […]

October 5, 2011 | Read full story | Comments are closed