National Human Rights Commission (NHRC)

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...

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...

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...

February 6, 2019
February 6, 2019

Nat’l rights boss thanks media for Jaha Alam’s release

National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Chairman Kazi Reazul Hoque thanks the media for creating scope for Jaha Alam’s release from jail.

January 31, 2019
January 31, 2019

River, rights commissions seem to be dummy bodies: HC

The High Court observes that the National River Protection Commission and National Human Rights Commission seem to be dummy commissions as they cannot take actions against any perpetrators.

January 28, 2019
January 28, 2019

Some questions on the role of NHRC

Recently, there has been much discussion about the independence and effectiveness of Bangladesh's National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) in light of the Commission's probe committee'...

January 20, 2019
January 20, 2019

NHRC didn't say gang rape wasn't linked to polls

National Human Rights Commission Chairman Kazi Reazul Hoque in an exclusive interview with The Daily Star on Thursday touched upon the human rights situation in Bangladesh and discussed the much...

January 14, 2019
January 14, 2019

Subarnachar rape 'not linked to polls'

The fact-finding committee of National Human Rights Commission did not find any link between the general election and the gang rape of a housewife in Noakhali's Subarnachar the following day,...

November 1, 2018
November 1, 2018

Climate change impacting public health: Law minister

Law Minister Anisul Huq says climate change is impacting public health, food and water security, and migration not only in Bangladesh, but the entire world.

August 28, 2018
August 28, 2018

NHRC chief questions role of foreign ministry

National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) recommends that all Rohingya returnees should be kept in a United Nations-supervised buffer zone before their homes, which were destroyed by the Myanmar army...