Bangladesh

From Our Member Odhikar, Bangladesh – A Joint Statement by Odhikar and the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH)
10 August 2021 9:12 pm

Odhikar, our member from Bangladesh, has published a joint statement with the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH): BANGLADESH: Investigate deadly factory fire, compensate victims Dhaka/Paris; 13 July 2021: Bangladeshi authorities should conduct a prompt, thorough, and impartial investigation into a deadly fire, make the findings of the investigation public, and prosecute all those responsible, [ Read more ]

[Joint Statement] Bangladesh: Recent factory blaze a result of impunity and disregard of workers’ rights
5 August 2021 1:44 pm

(Bangkok, 5 August 2021) ‒ The fire at the Hashem Foods and Beverages factory on 8 July owned by the Sajeeb Group in Rupganj, in the Narayanganj district of Bangladesh, is yet another industrial disaster resulting from lax enforcement and negligence by government agencies and businesses. The Bangladesh authorities should promptly investigate the incident, hold [ Read more ]

From Our Member Odhikar, Bangladesh – Three-month human rights monitoring report on Bangladesh
9 July 2021 5:38 pm

Odhikar, our member from Bangladesh, has prepared a human rights monitoring report on Bangladesh based on the human rights situation in the country in the first three months of 2021 (April-June), where it focuses on issues such as democracy and the deprivation of freedom of expression and the right to life. For a PDF version of [ Read more ]

From Our Member Refugee and Migratory Movements Research Unit (RMMRU), Bangladesh – Dissemination workshop on draft ADR Rules under the Overseas Employment and Migrants Act, 2013
30 June 2021 9:01 pm

Refugee and Migratory Movements Research Unit (RMMRU), our member from Bangladesh, organised a dissemination workshop on draft ADR Rules under the Overseas Employment and Migrants Act, 2013 on June 23, 2021 at the Hotel InterContinental Dhaka. In this workshop, RMMRU had disseminated a developed draft ADR Rules to ensure access to justice for the vulnerable [ Read more ]

From Our Member Ain O Salish Kendra (ASK), Bangladesh – UPR Mid –Term Assessment 2018
8:53 pm

Ain O Salish Kendra (ASK), our member from Bangladesh, prepared his Mid-Term Assessement by Stakeholders: Progress on Implementation of Child Focused UPR Recommendations (September 2018 – December 2020), which was published on 10 June 2021. “The UPR is a human rights mechanism by United Nation under which the human rights situation of every UN member [ Read more ]

[Joint Statement] Bangladesh: Hold Security Forces Accountable for Torture
26 June 2021 3:35 pm

For Immediate Release Bangladesh: Hold Security Forces Accountable for Torture Rights Groups Call for Decisive Action on International Day for Victims (New York, June 26, 2021) – The Bangladesh government has failed to address widespread allegations of torture and ill-treatment by its security forces, ten rights groups said on the International Day in Support of [ Read more ]

From Our Member Odhikar, Bangladesh – Joint Statement on the occasion of International Week of the Disappeared 2021
28 May 2021 7:21 pm

Odhikar’s joint statement with the Asian Federation Against Involuntary Disappearances (AFAD), International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) and Mayer Daak on the occasion of International Week of the Disappeared 2021 BANGLADESH: Government must conduct impartial and thorough investigations into all cases of enforced disappearance and bring the perpetrators to justice Dhaka/Manila/Paris, 25 May 2021: Every [ Read more ]

From Our Member Refugee and Migratory Movements Research Unit, Bangladesh – Upcoming Webinar: Hunger Games for real: The Bangla worker abroad
7:06 pm

Our member from Bangladesh, Refugee and Migratory Movements Research Unit (RMMRU) is organising, with Transient Workers Count Too (TWC2), a webinar ‘Hunger Games for real: The Bangla worker abroad’ The webinar is on June 3, 8:oo PM (Singapore Standard Time), is planned for 90 minutes, and listen in to a unique panel of experts who [ Read more ]

From Our Member Odhikar, Bangladesh – Statement on the occasion of World Press Freedom Day 2021
5 May 2021 6:31 pm

Odhikar’s Statement on the occasion of World Press Freedom Day 2021: Government interference in the media must stop and repressive ICT Act and DSA must be repealed   3 May is World Press Freedom Day, as recognised by the United Nations. This year’s theme for World Press Freedom Day, “Information as a Public Good”, serves as [ Read more ]

[Open Letter] Crackdown on Press Freedom & Freedom of Expression in Bangladesh
4 May 2021 11:34 pm

03 May 2021 H.E. Michelle Bachelet United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Palais Wilson 52 rue des Pâquis CH-1201 Geneva, Switzerland RE: Crackdown on Press Freedom & Freedom of Expression in Bangladesh Dear High Commissioner Bachelet, On the occasion of World Press Freedom Day, we write to draw your attention to the escalating human [ Read more ]