From Our Member Odhikar, Bangladesh – Annual Human Rights Report on Bangladesh 2018
9 August 2019 2:29 pm
FORUM-ASIA member from Bangladesh, Odhikar, published its 2018 annual human rights report.
Odhikar consistently monitors the human rights situation of Bangladesh and releases a status report every month. The annual report of 2018 is the outcome of a compilation and analysis of the monthly human rights situation monitoring reports, published every month in 2018. These were produced based on Odhikar’s own fact finding, data collection and reports sent by associated local human rights defenders across the country; and information and statistics published in different media. While carrying out human rights related activities, Odhikar has been facing severe repression and harassment by the government since 2013. The Organisation has nevertheless released this annual human rights report of 2018, in accordance with international standards, despite the persecution and continuous harassment and threats to its existence. The key strengths of Odhikar are the human rights defenders associated with it across the country and human rights organisations around the world.
(excerpt from the foreword of Odhikar’s Annual Report)
For the PDF version of this report, click here.