From Our Member Banglar Manabadhikar Suraksha Mancha (MASUM), India – Monthly Human Rights Report of February 2021
8 March 2021 6:19 pm
MASUM, our member from India, prepared his Monthly Human Rights Report of February 2021, which was published on 2 March 2021.
“Banglar Manabadhikar Suraksha Mancha (MASUM) made 7 fresh complaints and 2 updated complaints of gross human rights violations before the relevant state authorities and different human rights institutions; especially the National Human Rights Commission during the month of February 2021.
We made 1 reply in cases where the NHRC asked our comments. We have sent 6 protest letters to the concerned authorities, where they have closed a case or sent overdated summons to our victims. We have asked for action taken report from the concerned authorities. In 10 cases where the NHRC have asked them to take necessary action and disposed of the case. During this month, we received directions from the NHRC in 26 cases.
Out of the seven complaints, three are on illegal detention of Bangladeshi women and children and one each on torture by BSF personnel, violence against women and Police acquiescence, Indian in Bangladesh Prison and Government Negligence.
Through these complaints we addressed the issues of 26 individual victims; all of them belonged from the minority Muslim community. Among the victims 5 were males and 20 were females and 1 is minor.”
Content of the February report 2020:
- Annual General Meeting, 2021;
- Our activities;
- Case Briefs, February 2021;
- Legal activities: February 2021;
- Monthly Overview: February 2021;
- Activities at a glance.
For the pdf version of the report click here.