In Bangladesh, enforced disappearances continue to take place even during the COVID-19 pandemic, targeting opposition political activists and individuals who are critical of the government’s response to the pandemic. According to information documented by Odhikar, 10 people disappeared from January to April 2020. Disappeared persons are often victims of torture and extrajudicial killings and many […]
BANGLADESH: Government must stop enforced disappearances and provide special care to families of the disappeared during COVID-19
এখানে ক্লিক করলে সম্পূর্ণ প্রতিবেদন বাংলায় দেখতে পাবেন।
Odhikar_Three-Month_HRR_Jannuary-March_2020 (full text in English, PDF)
Manila: It can be argued that enforced disappearance (ED) might very well take on a woman’s face. This year the Asian Federation Against Involuntary Disappearances (AFAD) celebrates the International Women’s Day by remembering the collective and individual struggles of women family members of ED victims. These women who bear the burden of having a loved […]
Odhikar’s Statement to Commemorate International Women’s Day: Stop Violence Against Women to Ensure Gender Equality
Odhikar-Press-Release_8 March 2020 (full text in English, PDF)
The United Nations Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances will hold its 120th session in Geneva from 10 to 14 February 2020 to examine more than 530 cases from 32 countries.