The release on bail of Odhikar Secretary Adilur Rahman Khan must be the first step to respect and protect human rights defenders

The World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT) and the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH), within the framework of the Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, completed their mission to Bangladesh, they call for an end to the prosecution of leading human rights lawyer Adilur Rahman Khan and to ensure full respect for the rights set forth in the United Nations Declaration on Human Rights Defenders.

Statement by OMCT and FIDH (full text in English, PDF)


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