Tag Archives | Rule of law

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

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 }

Nayeem Pathan died in police custody after allegedly being beaten by mob and police

On May 07, 2011, Nayeem Pathan (18), Sakhawat Hossain (20) and Ibrahim Mia (25) were brought to the police station after some people caught them after an allegation of mugging. On May 08, 2011 at about 7.40 am Nayeem, the son of Mokles Pathan and Aklima Begum of Polash Police Station of Zinardi union of Babarchar village under […]

May 8, 2011 | Read full story | Comments are closed

Odhikar, New Age and RCT, Denmark jointly organised a roundtable in Dhaka and rallies in six districts

On 10 December 2009, Odhikar and New Age, an English language national daily newspaper, jointly organised a roundtable on “Extra-judicial Killings and the Rule of Law” at Spectra Convention Centre in Dhaka on the occasion of International Human Rights Day. The red-letter day was observed under the project ‘Human Rights Defenders Training and Advocacy Programme […]

January 20, 2010 | Read full story | Comments { 0 }

Submission by Odhikar and FIDH to the Human Rights Council’s Universal Periodic Review on Bangladesh

Odhikar, a duly established human rights organisation in Bangladesh, and FIDH submit this information on Bangladesh under the General Guidelines for submission of information for Universal Periodic Review. Odhikar had long been concerned about precarious human rights conditions in Bangladesh, but this report covers situations documented by the organisation for the last three years i.e.01 […]

February 1, 2009 | Read full story | Comments { 0 }

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 }