Tag Archives | Human rights violations

BANGLADESH: UN human rights experts must undertake an independent investigation into enforced disappearances and hold perpetrators accountable

Manila/Dhaka, 30 August 2021: AFAD, Mayer Daak and Odhikar pay tribute to victims of enforced disappearances and stand in solidarity with the families and relatives of the disappeared in Bangladesh and across the world while commemorating International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances. Enforced disappearances, along with an array of other grave human rights […]

August 29, 2021 | Read full story | Comments are closed

ত্রৈমাসিক মানবাধিকার প্রতিবেদন : এপ্রিল-জুন ২০২১

২০২১ সালের এপ্রিল থেকে জুন পর্যন্ত সময়ে বাংলাদেশের মানবাধিকার পরিস্থিতি নিয়ে এই প্রতিবেদনটি প্রস্তুত করা হয়েছে। জনগণের ভোটের অধিকার কেড়ে নিযে ক্ষমতায় আসা আওয়ামী লীগ সরকার পরিকল্পিতভাবে দেশের বিভিন্ন গুরুত্বপূর্ণ রাষ্ট্রীয় প্রতিষ্ঠানগুলোকে দলীয়করণের মাধ্যমে তাদের আজ্ঞাবহ প্রতিষ্ঠানে পরিণত করেছে এবং এক কর্তৃত্ববাদী শাসনব্যবস্থা চালু করেছে। ফলে এই সময় পর্যন্ত দেশের মানবাধিকার পরিস্থিতির কোন উন্নতি হয়নি। […]

July 9, 2021 | Read full story | Comments are closed

Three-month Human Rights Monitoring Report on Bangladesh : January-March 2021

This report has been prepared based on the human rights situation of Bangladesh in the first three months of 2021 (January-March), where it focuses on issues such as democracy and the deprivation of freedom of expression and the right to life. HR-Report_Jan-Mar_2021 (full text in English, PDF)

April 8, 2021 | Read full story | Comments are closed

BANGLADESH: Ensure Women’s Empowerment by Achieving Gender Equality

A joint statement by AFAD and Odhikar on the occasion of International Women’s Day 2021 Violence and discrimination against women are widespread in Bangladesh. Moreover, due to rampant human rights violations such as enforced disappearances, extrajudicial killings, deaths in custody due to torture, majority of women from victim families face trauma, insecurity and financial difficulties. […]

March 8, 2021 | Read full story | Comments are closed


Joint Submission by the Solidarity Group for Bangladesh comprising of Anti-Death Penalty Asia Network (ADPAN), Asian Federation Against Involuntary Disappearances (AFAD), Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA), Asian Legal Resource Centre (ALRC), International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH), Odhikar, Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights, and World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT) to the Working […]

December 3, 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