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Statement on International Human Rights Day 2020

Odhikar releases a statement on the occasion of International Human Rights Day 2020, calling for the protection of rights of all human beings without any form of discrimination. The people of Bangladesh have been facing the COVID-19 pandemic together with the state sponsored endemic violations of human rights. Freedom of peaceful assembly and association continue […]

December 9, 2020 | Read full story | Comments are closed

BANGLADESH: Violence against women on the rise amid COVID-19 and rampant impunity

A Joint Statement by the Asian Federation Against Involuntary Disappearances, Asian Human Rights Commission, International Federation for Human Rights and Odhikar on the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women 2020 BANGLADESH: Violence against women on the rise amid COVID-19 and rampant impunity Dhaka/Manila/Hong Kong/Paris, 24 November 2020: November 25 […]

November 24, 2020 | Read full story | Comments are closed

Bangladesh: End Enforced Disappearances Hold Law Enforcement Accountable

*Joint Statement by 12 human rights groups ahead of the International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances, 2020 (Dhaka, August 28, 2020) – Bangladesh security forces and law-enforcement agencies continuously commit enforced disappearances with impunity, targeting journalists, activists, and government critics, 12 human rights groups said today ahead of the International Day of the […]

August 29, 2020 | Read full story | Comments are closed

UN body petitioned over enforced disappearance of Rohingya in Rakhine State

A joint statement by FIDH, Odhikar and ALTSEAN-Burma Bangkok, Dhaka, Geneva, Paris, 27 August 2020: The Myanmar government must determine the fate or whereabouts of scores of Rohingya who remain missing nearly four years after the beginning of Myanmar government security forces’ “clearance operations” in northern Rakhine State, FIDH and its member organizations Odhikar and […]

August 29, 2020 | Read full story | Comments are closed

New report calls for greater respect for the rights of women workers

(Dhaka, Paris) A new report released today by FIDH and Odhikar calls for greater respect for the rights of women workers in the ready-made garment (RMG) and construction sectors in Bangladesh. The report, titled “Women at work – Systematic violations of labor rights in the construction and garment sectors in Bangladesh,” explores the conditions of women […]

June 30, 2020 | Read full story | Comments are closed

বাংলাদেশঃ নারী শ্রমিকদের অধিকারগুলোকে আরো মর্যাদা দেবার আহবান জানাচ্ছে এই নতুন প্রতিবেদন

(ঢাকা/প্যারিস) এফআইডিএইচ এবং অধিকার তৈরি পোশাক এবং নির্মাণ শিল্পে কর্মরত নারী শ্রমিকদের অধিকারগুলোকে আরো মর্যাদা দেবার জন্য নতুন এই প্রতিবেদনের মাধ্যমে আহবান জানাচ্ছে। “উইমেন অ্যাট ওয়ার্ক – সিস্টেমিক ভায়োলেশন অফ লেবার রাইটস ইন দি কন্সট্রাকশন অ্যান্ড গার্মেন্ট সেক্টরস ইন বাংলাদেশ” প্রতিবেদনটিতে তৈরি পোশাক এবং নির্মাণ শিল্পে কর্মরত নারী শ্রমিকদের অবস্থা,তাঁদের প্রতি বৈষম্যমূলক আচরণ এবং বর্তমান আইনের […]

June 30, 2020 | Read full story | Comments are closed