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.

March 31, 2016
March 31, 2016

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.

February 26, 2016
February 26, 2016

Govt cannot withdraw cases filed by individuals

National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Chairman Mizanur Rahman yesterday expressed surprise that many foreign organisations were asking the government to withdraw the cases against an editor.

August 16, 2015
August 16, 2015

Ensure freedom of NHRC: Mizanur

National Human Rights Commission Chairman Prof Mizanur Rahman calls upon the government to take steps to ensure freedom of the commission.

June 14, 2015
June 14, 2015

NHRC gets list of 598 ‘trafficking victims’

A Malaysia-based NGO has handed over a list of 598 trace-less Bangladeshi trafficking victims to the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) for investigation and is taking steps to bring them back home.

April 20, 2015
April 20, 2015

NHRC boss blames fanaticism, patriarchal system

Chief of National Human Rights Commission blames the sexual assault at Dhaka University during Pahela Baishakh celebration on religious fanaticism and patriarchal system.

April 4, 2015
April 4, 2015

Follow due process, HR chief tells cops

National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Chairman Mizanur Rahman urges the law enforcement agencies to follow due process in detaining people and keeping them in custody.

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