Human Rights Watch (HRW)

August 7, 2018
August 7, 2018

Probe into report of torture on Shahidul Alam in custody: HRW

Human Rights Watch urges Bangladesh authorities to order an immediate investigation into reports that renowned photographer and activist, Shahidul Alam, was beaten while in custody.

August 7, 2018
August 7, 2018

HRW opposes plan to move Rohingyas

Bangladesh should dramatically improve living conditions for Rohingya in the world's largest refugee camp and scrap plans to move many to a flood-prone island, Human Rights Watch said...

June 7, 2018
June 7, 2018

Anti-narcotics drive: HRW for independent enquiry

Human Rights Watch has urged the Bangladesh government to launch an independent investigation into allegations of extrajudicial killings in the ongoing “war on drugs.”

May 17, 2018
May 17, 2018

Bangladesh fails to address rights issue at UPR: HRW

The Bangladesh delegation to the United Nation’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR) failed to respond to pressing human rights concerns in the country, Human Rights Watch has said.

May 10, 2018
May 10, 2018

HRW asks Bangladesh to protect freedom of expression

The Human Rights Watch asks Bangladesh to repeal “draconian” Section 57 and says that the upcoming Digital Security Act is no different.

May 9, 2018
May 9, 2018

UNSC should refer Myanmar to ICC: HRW

Human Rights Watch says the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) should immediately refer the situation in Myanmar, including the widespread and systematic abuses against ethnic Rohingya, to the...

April 28, 2018
April 28, 2018

Rights group calls for UN Rohingya resolution ahead of Myanmar visit

Human Rights Watch calls on for Myanmar's Rohingya crisis to be referred to the International Criminal Court, days before a UN Security Council delegation is due to arrive in the country.

February 23, 2018
February 23, 2018

Myanmar bulldozing Rohingya villages: HRW

New satellite imagery reveals the Burmese government has been bulldozing scores of depopulated Rohingya villages in northern Rakhine State, Human Rights Watch says.

February 8, 2018
February 8, 2018

End crackdown on opposition activists: HRW

Bangladesh should stop the arbitrary arrests and detention of opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) supporters and others, Human Rights Watch says.

July 6, 2017
July 6, 2017

HRW raps govt over enforced disappearances

Human Rights Watch criticises Bangladesh government over the enforced disappearances carried out allegedly by the law enforcement agencies. In a long report, the international rights group also...