Human Rights

Make sure no innocent harassed

Stressing the importance of upholding human rights in enforcing laws, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday asked the Rab members to be careful so that people are not unnecessarily harassed while...

August 29, 2018
August 29, 2018

Top military men responsible for human rights abuse in Myanmar: US

Mentioning that the findings of a new report indicate widespread human rights abuses by the Myanmar military and its other security forces, the United States says it held high-level military...

July 12, 2018
July 12, 2018

BNP for attention of int’l community on rights violations in Bangladesh

​BNP presents statistics of gross violation of human rights in Bangladesh to the diplomats of different nations and urges them to take note of this issue in their effort to boost democratic...

May 14, 2018
May 14, 2018

A crucial stocktaking

Today, Bangladesh's human rights situation will be reviewed at the United Nations' Human Rights Council in Geneva, under the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) mechanism. The UN Human Rights...

March 30, 2018
March 30, 2018

It's far from acceptable

The overall human rights condition of the country's indigenous people remained far from acceptable in the year 2017 and little effort

February 22, 2018
February 22, 2018

Rohingya persecution, a consequence of hate: Amnesty

“The horrific military campaign of ethnic cleansing against the Rohingya people in Myanmar” is the consequence of “a society encouraged to hate, scapegoat and fear minorities,” Amnesty...

January 19, 2018
January 19, 2018

Govt failing to address rights abuses

Bangladesh authorities failed to respond to repeated and serious allegations of secret detentions, enforced disappearances, and extrajudicial killings, denying the abuses instead of holding...

January 2, 2018
January 2, 2018

Protect human rights of all

Much progress has been made towards economic development in the last year but sadly the same cannot be said about the state of human rights in the country.

December 11, 2017
December 11, 2017

A sense of fear prevails

December 10, 2017 marked the 70th anniversary of the adoption of the UN Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR).

December 10, 2017
December 10, 2017
USA

UN calls world to stand up for ensuring human rights

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres urges people and leaders everywhere to stand up for all human rights - civil, political, economic, social and cultural -- and for the values that underpin...

December 10, 2017
December 10, 2017

Int'l Human Rights Day Today: Crimes grow in state's silence

KM Shamim Akhter was forced into a microbus near his Paltan home on the morning of September 29, 2011 by five to six armed men claiming to be members of a law enforcement agency. ...