human rights violation

November 16, 2022
November 16, 2022

Dutch fans right to boycott World Cup: Van Gaal

Netherlands coach Louis van Gaal said Dutch fans who are boycotting the World Cup over human rights concern are right to do so but hopes that if his side get to next month's final they will at least watch the game on television.

August 20, 2022
August 20, 2022

UN rights chief’s visit: Conflicting expectations and a hope for positive change

UN human rights chief's visit to Dhaka revealed contrasting expectations on the part of the government and rights groups.

March 17, 2022
March 17, 2022

Bangladesh should respond to UN concerns on human rights: HRW

Human Rights Watch today urged the Bangladesh government to meaningfully respond to United Nations' concerns regarding grave allegations of torture, enforced disappearance, and extrajudicial killings in the country.

August 27, 2018
August 27, 2018

Take action on human rights violations in Rakhine: Australia

Australia has urged Myanmar to take action on human rights violations and welcomed the establishment of Myanmar's Commission of Enquiry, which needs to be provided with authority to respond comprehensively to abuses.

May 15, 2018
May 15, 2018

PM slates Israel's use of force in Palestine

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina condemns the use of force by Israel in Palestine in recent time, describing it as human rights violation.

August 29, 2017
August 29, 2017

‘Independent probe urged over abductions, disappearances’

Human rights activists urge the government to form an independent probe commission to investigate the cases of abductions and enforced disappearances between 2013 and 2015.

July 26, 2017
July 26, 2017

Persecution of Rohingyas

A statement, issued recently by a United Nations Special rapporteur, reconfirms once again the gross human rights violations in Myanmar.

January 3, 2016
January 3, 2016

UN deplores execution of 47 people in KSA

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein expresses deep regret over the execution of 47 people in a single day in Saudi Arabia.

August 9, 2015
August 9, 2015

Culture of impunity encouraging crimes: Dr Mizan

National Human Rights Commission Chairman Mizanur Rahman says justice is yet to be served in the Kalpana Chakma case even after 19 years of her disappearance, and the culture of impunity in the society is to be blamed for it.

July 3, 2015
July 3, 2015

India still not accountable for HR violations in Jammu and Kashmir

If doing something usually results in punishment, but you do it with impunity, you will not be punished for the deed. Indian security forces are given impunity by the government to do-as-they-please in the violently disputed territory of Jammu and Kashmir.