Journalist Noor Ahmed tortured and forced to stay away from profession by RAB in Sylhet

Noor Ahmed, the editor of the daily newspaper Doinik Sylhet Protidin and also the General Secretary of the Sylhet Press Club, alleged that on April 7, 2007, several officers of RAB 9 arrested him and subjected him to severe torture after which he was handed over to the police following the filing of an extortion […]

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Human rights monitoring report : January-March 2007

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

Human rights monitoring report : February 2007

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17 persons were killed by law enforcers in February 2007

According to the documentation of Odhikar, on human rights violations which occurred during 01 to 28 February 2007, as many as 17 persons were killed by the law enforcement agencies. Of them, 9 were killed by the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB), 5 by police, 1 by the army, 1 by joint forces and 1 by […]

March 1, 2007 | Read full story | Comments { 0 }

Indian Border Security Force (BSF) and Indian miscreants kill 607 Bangladeshis in 7 years

Trespass into Bangladesh territory by the Indian Border Security Force (BSF) has caused terrible human rights violations at the border areas in Bangladesh. Bangladeshi people are killed, injured, abducted, arrested by BSF. It has also been alleged that acts of rape and mugging have been perpetrated by BSF at the border areas. Continuous attacks on […]

February 25, 2007 | Read full story | Comments { 0 }

The state of human rights in Bangladesh 2006 : an Odhikar report

The current human rights situation in Bangladesh reflects an increasing global erosion of the gains achieved by the socio-political struggles of the people against repression at various levels – family, community and the state. Violations of human rights in Bangladesh are challenges faced by the country routinely every year. Unfortunately, old issues remain largely unresolved […]

February 20, 2007 | Read full story | Comments are closed