The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, a joint programme of the FIDH and OMCT requests urgent intervention in the following situation in Bangladesh

The Observatory has been informed by reliable sources about continuing acts of harassment against the members of Odhikar, a human rights organisation composed of lawyers, university professors, journalists, social and development activists committed to human rights. Since March 14, 2011, members of the National Security Intelligence (NSI) reportedly resumed their activities of close monitoring on Odhikar and its members, in particular Mr. Adilur Rahman Khan its Secretary and member of OMCT General Assembly.

Observatory protection defenders-Urgent appeal-2011 (full text in English, PDF)



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