Tag Archives | Promotion and protection of human rights

Violence in Bangladesh politics and its impact on human rights : Barisal

On January 21, 2012, Odhikar organised divisional meeting at Celebration Point of Barisal Town under the topic ‘Violence in Bangladesh Politics and its Impact on Human Rights’. The meeting was presided over by Odhikar’s Secretary Adilur Rahman Khan. A key note paper was presented by Programme Coordinator Taskin Fahmina. Talukder Mohammad Yunus, Member of Parliament- […]

February 21, 2012 | Read full story | Comments { 0 }

Odhikar : 17 years of protecting rights, freedom and justice

Press Statement Odhikar marks its 17th year of formation on 10 October 2011, which is also the World Day Against the Death Penalty. Campaign against the death penalty is one of the many areas in which Odhikar has dedicated itself for last seventeen years. Created after the fierce movement against military dictatorship, Odhikar as a network […]

October 9, 2011 | Read full story | Comments { 0 }

Statement by Odhikar on the International Day of the Disappeared

On the International Day of the Disappeared, the human rights organisation Odhikar urges the Government of Bangladesh to accede to the International Convention of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance that has been signed by 88 countries and ratified by 29. The Convention was adopted in 2006 by the United Nations General Assembly and came into […]

August 30, 2011 | Read full story | Comments { 0 }

Accession to the Convention on Enforced Disappearance would strengthen the human rights protection in Bangladesh

May 26, 2011, Dhaka; A group of 35 media persons and human rights defenders urged the government to accede to the

May 26, 2011 | Read full story | Comments { 0 }

World Press Freedom Day

May 03, 2011 World Press Freedom Day is observed every year on 3rd May worldwide. This is the day to evaluate press freedom, create awareness regarding the importance of an independent media and to remind governments of their duty to respect and uphold the right to freedom of expression. To observe the World Press Freedom Day, these programmes took […]

May 3, 2011 | Read full story | Comments { 0 }

Regional discussion meeting on security and law : South Asian perspective

A far reaching plan of action on national and human security issues has been produced following a two day regional discussion meeting on ‘Security and Law: South Asian Perspective’, organised jointly by Odhikar and the South Asian Network against Torture and Impunity (SANTI). New breeds of threats to security are rapidly emerging during the twenty-first […]

October 15, 2006 | Read full story | Comments are closed