National Human Rights Commission

Timely admin steps could’ve saved Nusrat

The brutal killing of Nusrat Jahan Rafi could have been avoided had the local administration and the madrasa governing body taken necessary steps on time, National Human Rights Commission said in its probe report yesterday.

June 29, 2019
June 29, 2019

Immense power, little application

Contrary to popular belief, the National Human Rights Commission is armed with ample power to help ensure justice and even compensation for victims of rights violation.

April 17, 2019
April 17, 2019

Timely admin steps could’ve saved Nusrat

The brutal killing of Nusrat Jahan Rafi could have been avoided had the local administration and the madrasa governing body taken necessary steps on time, National Human Rights Commission said in its probe report yesterday.

March 12, 2018
March 12, 2018

UN to gather evidence on genocide in Myanmar

The UN has planned to amass evidence of genocide on Rohingyas through a judicial investigation, said United Nations Special Adviser on Genocide Prevention Adama Dieng in a meeting with National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Chairman Kazi Reazul Hoque.

September 6, 2017
September 6, 2017

NHRC condemns brutality on Rohingyas

National Human Rights Commission condemns the persecution by Myanmar army in Rakhine state and termed its brutality on Rohingyas as the worst form of human rights violation.

August 31, 2017
August 31, 2017

Rupa murder: NHRC for capital punishment to culprits

National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) urges the authorities concerned to ensure the capital punishment to the culprits, who raped and murdered Rupa Khatun on a moving bus in Tangail on August 25.

August 30, 2017
August 30, 2017

NHRC worried over enforced disappearances

The National Human Rights Commission yesterday expressed concern over the recent incidents of enforced disappearance and abduction and asked the government to find the victims and return them to their families immediately.

August 29, 2017
August 29, 2017

NHRC concerned over recent abductions, disappearances

National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has expressed grave concern over the recent incidents of abduction and enforced disappearance, including the kidnapping of two businessmen and a banker in the last six days.

July 31, 2017
July 31, 2017

Human Trafficking Cases: Conviction rate keeps falling

Prosecutions over human trafficking related cases in the country have been reducing each year and came down alarmingly last year mainly because of faulty case filings, inappropriate victim identification and lack of allegations raised by victims.

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.

June 16, 2016
June 16, 2016

IGP’s comments indecent: NHRC chief

Chairman of National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) terms “indecent” and “undesirable” the recent comments of the police chief regarding his fear of arrest trade.