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AFAD statement on state harassment against Odhikar

5 April 2011 Protecting the Rights of Human Rights Defenders: A State Obligation and a Moral Duty It is not only a legal obligation of any state to promote, protect and fulfill the fundamental rights and freedom of its citizens but it is also its moral duty to recognize and protect those who are defending […]

April 5, 2011 | Read full story | Comments { 0 }

A call for investigation of state intimidation of Adilur Rahman Khan & Odhikar

The Asian Network for Free Elections (ANFREL), an organization and network of democracy and political rights promoting groups, wishes to express its concern regarding the continued harassment and intimidation of Odhikar and its staff. In particular, the harassment of its Secretary Advocate Adilur Rahman Khan gives ANFREL concern that the government is attempting to intimidate […]

March 28, 2011 | Read full story | Comments { 0 }

Call for the end of harassment against Odhikar staff

The Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA), a membership based regional human rights organization, writes this letter expressing their deep concerns over the continued harassment of Mr. Adilur Rahman Khan and Odhikar by national security agencies. Mr. Khan, a prominent human rights defender, is an advocate in the Supreme Court of Bangladesh and […]

March 23, 2011 | Read full story | Comments { 0 }