Mizanur Rahman

June 21, 2022
June 21, 2022

Mizanur’s ordeal was unacknowledged detention and torture

Well-known civic rights activist Mizanur Rahman’s narration of his harrowing experience of being picked up by police and tortured under custody, published in this newspaper’s online version on June 15, gives us some disturbing snapshots of the unlawful actions of our law enforcement agencies.

June 9, 2022
June 9, 2022

Activist Mizanur released from DB office after 6 hours

Jurain resident and activist Mizanur Rahman was released from DB Headquarters in Dhaka's Minto Road, six hours after he was picked up.

June 17, 2016
June 17, 2016

576 in jail even after end of terms

At least 576 inmates are serving additional days in different jails across the country due to the jail authorities' failure to take effective steps, National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Chairman Mizanur Rahman has claimed.

March 31, 2016
March 31, 2016

Crime scene cleaning may mislead trial process: NHRC chief

National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Chairman Mizanur Rahman says the cleaning of the crime scene in the Sohagi Jahan Tonu murder case may mislead the trial process.

February 26, 2016
February 26, 2016

Govt cannot withdraw cases filed by individuals

National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Chairman Mizanur Rahman yesterday expressed surprise that many foreign organisations were asking the government to withdraw the cases against an editor.

December 9, 2015
December 9, 2015

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.

September 12, 2015
September 12, 2015

4th US-Bangladesh security dialogue held

The fourth security dialogue between Bangladesh and the United States is being held in Washington.

April 4, 2015
April 4, 2015

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.