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22 months of emergency in Bangladesh : State of Emergency must entirely be revoked

A State of Emergency is inherently undemocratic and curtails fundamental rights and freedoms without which civilized society cannot operate. Odhikar monitors different aspects of human rights situation of Bangladesh relying on internationally recognised universal human rights instruments and campaigns for rule of law, democracy and justice.   Odhikar believes that the State of Emergency must be […]

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

Doctor Mizanur Rahman Tutu alias Tutul shot dead by Police at Naogaon

It was alleged that at around 4.15 am on July 27, 2008, Doctor Mizanur Rahman Tutu alias Tutul (49) was shot dead by the police at the Eidgah of Dighir Para of Kaligram of Raninagar Upazila, Naogaon. Odhikar’s fact-finding mission discovered that Tutu was the head of Rajshahi-Natore- Naogaon-Chapainawabganj region of Purbo Banglar Communist Party- […]

September 27, 2008 | Read full story | Comments { 0 }

An Awami League leader killed by police at Mirpur, Kushtia

It has been alleged that Anwar Hossain (25), a resident of the village of Katdohochor of Mirpur in Kushtia was shot and killed by the police of Mirpur Police Station in a brick field in the village of Housepur at around 12.25 am on June 28, 2008. It was unearthed through fact-finding that at around […]

August 28, 2008 | Read full story | Comments { 0 }

50 persons killed due to politically motivated violence in the last 10 days

50 persons were reportedly killed from October 27 to November 05, 2006 due to the violence that erupted at the eve of and immediately after the power handover from the BNP-led 4-party-alliance Government to the Caretaker Government. One of the main reasons for the violence was the demand for the resignation of the Chief Election […]

November 6, 2006 | Read full story | Comments { 0 }