Tag Archives | Victims

Bangladesh: to release an exfiltrated abductee the RAB demands bribes from the family

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) has received information from local human rights organisation Odhikar that the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) caused a man to disappear. After his abduction, they ex-filtrated him from among a group of criminals. The reason for this was the failure of the family to pay bribes. Officers of the RAB-2 […]

October 31, 2012 | Read full story | Comments are closed

Monzila Khatun Sathi was attacked by acid allegedly by her husband, Liton

On the evening of 9 July 2011, at around 7.30pm Liton, the son of Kader Ali and Khadeja Begum of Chadkathi village of police line area of Satkhira threw acid on and burnt the face, neck and breast of his wife Moshammot Monzila Khatun Shathi (20), the daughter of Yunus Ali and Moshammot Rokeya Khatun […]

July 9, 2011 | Read full story | Comments are closed

Yasin Hossain, a painter commissioned by the BDR, died due to lack of proper medical treatment and for keeping him in degrading atmosphere

On 26 February, 2009, Yasin Hossain (50) was arrested by Army, while unwell, from Pilkhana and admitted to the National Institute of Kidney Diseases and Urology Hospital. His family alleged that on 7 April, 2009 at 8.30 in the morning, he died due to lack of proper medical treatment and keeping him in degrading atmosphere. Yasin Hossain was […]

February 26, 2009 | Read full story | Comments are closed

Report 2005 : investigation, research and publication of human right violation

2005 is the third and final year of Odhikar’s project, “Investigation, Research and Publication of Human Rights Violations” funded by the Academy for Educational Development (AED) of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). This report is the final report for this project and compiles the out puts of the project activities, including fact […]

January 1, 2006 | Read full story | Comments { 0 }

International Criminal Court : shield for victims and witnesses

In the struggle towards International Justice, participation of the victims in the criminal proceedings is a very innovative approach and it breaks the age-old tradition of judicial process. It makes justice more accessible and at the same time victims have a control over the whole process and, undoubtedly, participation of the victims strengthens the cases. ICC […]

June 25, 2005 | Read full story | Comments { 0 }