ANFREL Member Odhikar’s Human Rights Monitoring Report of February 2015
Human Rights Monitoring Report February 1 – 28, 2015
Heightened levels of political violence Human rights violations by BSF along the border
Public lynching Violence against women
Information and Communication Technology Act, 2006 (Amended 2009 and 2013) still exists
Hindrance of human rights activities of Odhikar
Odhikar believes that ‘democracy’ is a form of the State and that freedom and human rights are its foundations. Democracy is not merely a process of electing a ruler; it is the result of the peoples’ struggle for inalienable rights, which become the fundamental premise to constitute the State. Therefore, the individual freedoms and democratic aspirations of the citizens – and consequently, peoples’ collective rights and responsibilities - must be the foundational principles of the State.
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