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  • National Human Rights Commission Chief Nasima Begum

    ‘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.

  • National Human Rights Commission

    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.

  • 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.

  • Nasima Begum made NHRC chief

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

  • 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.

  • NHRC Chairman Kazi Reazul Hoque

    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.

  • 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.

  • Bangladesh High Court

    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.

  • NHRC Chairman Kazi Reazul Hoque visited fire ravaged area at Old Dhaka

    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.

  • 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.

  • Bangladesh High Court

    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.

  • 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's report on the gang-rape of a woman in Subarnachar upazila of Noakhali on December 31.

  • National Human Rights Commission Chairman  Kazi Reazul Hoque talks on Noakhali Gang-rape

    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-talked about probe report by a committee of the commission on the recent Subarnachar gang-rape incident in Noakhali.

  • National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Chairman Kazi Reazul Haque

    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, contradicting the claim of the victim herself.

  • 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.

  • National Human Rights Commission  in a press conference

    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, are rebuilt.

  • Bring drug dealers to justice: NHRC to home minister

    National Human Rights Commission sends a letter to the home minister urging him to ensure constitutional rights of all including the alleged drug dealers and suspected criminals.

  • Bangladesh Public Service Quota Reformation

    Quota reform: NHRC condemns attack on students

    National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) condemns the attack on the students who have been demonstrating in the capital’s Shahbagh demanding reforms in the quota system in public services.

  • NHRC concerned over increasing trend of women violation

    National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) expresses its grave concern over the increasing trend of violence against women in the country and held social unrest and culture of impunity responsible for such offences.

  • NHRC forms body over Rangamati arson attack

    National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) forms a three-member fact finding committee over the arson attack at three hilly villages in Longadu upazila of Rangamati district.

  • Prof Mizanur Rahman

    Doubt arising due to delay in Tonu murder probe: NHRC chief

    Delay in Sohagi Jahan Tonu murder probe has made people doubt the progress in capturing real culprits, National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Chairman Prof Mizanur Rahman says.

  • 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.

  • Opinion: Police should now start using body-cam

    Should we be surprised that police did not find their own fault in the assault of Rabby, the Bangladesh Bank official, who was picked up by a patrol police team while he was coming out of an ATM booth late in the night, tortured and then robbed? We strongly believe such incidents should not be probed by police themselves but by a separate body. The National Human Rights Commission can coordinate such probes.

  • Culture of impunity encouraging crimes: Dr Mizan

    National Human Rights Commission Chairman Mizanur Rahman says justice is yet to be served in the Kalpana Chakma case even after 19 years of her disappearance, and the culture of impunity in the society is to be blamed for it.

  • Rajon killing: NHRC boss for trial of cops

    National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Chairman Mizanur Rahman demands trial for the policemen suspended over Rajon killing.

  • NHRC findings alarming

    According to the National Human Rights Commissioner, about 70 percent of all complaints of violation of human rights received by the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) are against law enforcers, and half of all these complaints are allegations of torture by members of the law enforcing agencies.