National Human Rights Commission (NHRC)

June 28, 2022
June 28, 2022

Teacher assaulted in Narail: Human Rights Commission asks to take action against police

The National Human Rights Commission today (June 28, 2022) asked authorities concerned to take legal steps against the policemen, who played silent role during the incident of putting garlands of shoes around the neck of a college teacher in Narail on June 17.

January 7, 2020
January 7, 2020

‘DU rape victim can recognise rapist if she sees him’

Chief of National Human Rights Commission Nasima Begum says the Dhaka University student who was raped in Kurmitola on Sunday night can recognise the rapist if she sees him.

November 28, 2019
November 28, 2019

NHRC to launch online system for lodging complaints

National Human Rights Commission is going to launch an online complaint management system to help people from distant areas in lodging their grievances without any hassle, commission chairman Nasima Begum says.

October 5, 2019
October 5, 2019

NHRC, a retirement home to top bureaucrats: Shahdeen Malik

Eminent jurist Dr Shahdeen Malik says National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has become a retirement home for top bureaucrats of the government.

September 22, 2019
September 22, 2019

Nasima Begum made NHRC chief

The government has appointed former senior secretary Nasima Begum as the chairman of National Human Rights Commission (NHRC).

July 12, 2019
July 12, 2019

How independent and effective is the NHRC?

When it comes to allegations of human rights violations against law enforcement agencies, the NHRC claims that its hands are tied in investigating themselves and it can only ask for reports from the government.

April 16, 2019
April 16, 2019

Negligence of cops, admin, madrasa found: NHRC

National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) finds negligence of the police, administration and madrasa management in the death of Nusrat Jahan Rafi.

April 11, 2019
April 11, 2019

Impunity breeding brutality on women: NHRC chief

The prevailing culture of impunity is breeding brutality on women and children, National Human Rights Commission Chairman Kazi Reazul Hoque said.

March 6, 2019
March 6, 2019

NHRC not discharging legal responsibilities over torture on Khadija: HC

The High Court observes that the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) is not discharging its legal responsibilities over the incident of barbaric torture on domestic help Khadija, 12, by her employer at Mirpur in Dhaka in 2010.

February 21, 2019
February 21, 2019

Probe if negligence led to Chawkbazar fire: NHRC chief

National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Chairman Kazi Reazul Hoque today said an investigation should be conducted to find out whether the Chawkbazar fire had been caused due to negligence by those responsible for oversee people’s safety.