NHRC

Immense power, little application

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.

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...

June 29, 2019
June 29, 2019

Immense power, little application

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.

June 16, 2019
June 16, 2019

BSF troops enjoy total impunity

Kabirul Hossain Molla’s offence was that he trespassed on Indian soil near the border in Satkhira on May 10. He wanted to bring some packs of tea leaves.

April 17, 2019
April 17, 2019

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...

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'...

June 24, 2018
June 24, 2018

Probe Akramul’s death: NHRC

The country’s national rights body reiterates demands for proper investigation into the death of Teknaf’s ward councillor Akramul Haque, whose death during the state-sponsored drive against drugs...

March 12, 2018
March 12, 2018

UN to gather evidence on genocide in Myanmar

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...

August 30, 2017
August 30, 2017

NHRC worried over enforced disappearances

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...

June 17, 2016
June 17, 2016

576 in jail even after end of terms

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)...

June 16, 2016
June 16, 2016

IGP’s comments indecent: NHRC chief

Chairman of National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) terms “indecent” and “undesirable” the recent comments of the police chief regarding his fear of arrest trade.