• Cops’ outrageous behaviour needs to stop now: NHRC chief

    National Human Rights Commission Chairman Prof Mizanur Rahman says a man has to sacrifice his life because of “outrageous and illegal” activities of police.

  • Call for a transparent, participatory process

    The NHRC was guided by the Paris Principles to propose the inclusion of a civil society member in the Selection Committee. However, we are afraid that the proposal would not be able to bring any fundamental change in the independent functioning of the selection committee, as it is still very easy for the government to make the appointments as per their interest.

  • EC’s 'gender-bias’ symbols are ‘ridiculous’: NHRC

    Criticising the Election Commission for showing “discrimination” to women councillors in allocating electoral symbols, National Human Rights Commission Chairman Mizanur Rahman says the commission’s attitude is actually the reflection of the society, where discrimination is deeply rooted.

  • Ensure freedom of NHRC: Mizanur

    National Human Rights Commission Chairman Prof Mizanur Rahman calls upon the government to take steps to ensure freedom of the commission.

  • Some recruiting agencies linked with slave trade: NHRC

    National Human Rights Commission Chairman Mizanur Rahman says a section of private manpower recruiting agencies are practicing “modern slavery trade”.

  • NHRC findings alarming

    According to the National Human Rights Commissioner, about 70 percent of all complaints of violation of human rights received by the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) are against law enforcers, and half of all these complaints are allegations of torture by members of the law enforcing agencies.

  • NHRC gets list of 598 ‘trafficking victims’

    A Malaysia-based NGO has handed over a list of 598 trace-less Bangladeshi trafficking victims to the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) for investigation and is taking steps to bring them back home.

  • Follow due process, HR chief tells cops

    National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Chairman Mizanur Rahman urges the law enforcement agencies to follow due process in detaining people and keeping them in custody.

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