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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.