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Annual activity report 2008

The human rights situation deteriorated massively in Bangladesh after the caretaker government had seized national power and proclaimed the State of Emergency in 2007.  The caretaker government then announced to the public that it was holding a democratic election in December, 2008. The 19th Parliamentary Election would be held on 9 December, 2008, freely and […]

March 12, 2009 | Read full story | Comments are closed

Annual activity report : 2007

Bangladesh returned to democracy 17 years ago following a popular upsurge, constitutional liberties still face some challenges. The human rights situation and overall political and security conditions in Bangladesh have deteriorated on many counts over the last decade, concurrent with the shift in the role of the state, from socio-economic welfare of the citizens to […]

February 1, 2007 | Read full story | Comments are closed

Annual activity report : 2006

Odhikar is a leading Bangladeshi human rights organisation, registered under the NGO Affairs Bureau. Since its inception in 1994 Odhikar has been striving to improve the human rights of all Bangladeshis by holding to account both state and non-state agencies who perpetrate human rights violations. It was founded as, and will continue to be, a […]

February 1, 2006 | Read full story | Comments are closed

Annual activity report : 2005

Odhikar is a human rights organisation in Bangladesh that was founded in 1994 and registered with the NGO Affairs Bureau in March 1995. The principal objectives of the organization are to raise the awareness of human rights and its various abuses, on the one hand and to create a vibrant democratic system through election monitoring […]

February 1, 2005 | Read full story | Comments are closed

Annual activity report : 2003

Odhikar has attempted to highlight the human rights situation in Bangladesh with documentation, investigation, research and monitoring activities. This means especially highlighting the negative side of the balance. The situation in the police stations is still something to worry about; inmates are harassed, the system is corrupt due to various factors and innocent people get […]

February 1, 2004 | Read full story | Comments are closed