Human Rights Monitoring Report Criminalization of politics Extrajudicial killings Lack of accountability of law enforcement agencies BGB atrocities on villagers in Dinajpur Torture in custody Allegations of enforced disappearance Barriers to meetings and assemblies Hindrance to freedom of expression and personal libert Sedition case Freedom of the media Arrest under Special Powers
Covering the Period from October 1 – 31, 2014 See the Embedded Report Below or Download the Full Report Via the Following Link: https://anfrel.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/HR-Report-October-2014-Eng.pdf https://anfrel.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/HR-Report-October-2014-Eng.pdf
Today, 10 October 2014, is the 20th anniversary of Odhikar. Odhikar was established by a group of young people who strongly believed in democracy, human rights and rule of law; who protested and fought against the autocratic regime of Lieutenant General Hussain Muhammad Ershad. Ershad was toppled by a mass movement in December 1990, mainly
Read the report below or download as a pdf by clicking the following link: http://bit.ly/VSu3fc [embed width="650" height="850"]https://anfrel.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/HR-Report-Jan-June-2014-English.pdf[/embed]
Political violence persists Post upazila election violence Barriers to meetings and assemblies Extrajudicial killings Allegations of enforced disappearance Freedom of the media Amar Desh Acting Editor allegedly deprived of treatment Freedom of opinion and expression Public lynching Human rights of religious minority communities Information and Communication Technology Act 2006 (Amended 2009
PRESS STATEMENT CONCERNING THE GENERAL ELECTIONS IN BANGLADESH 2014 Bangkok, December 24, 2013: The Asian Network for Free Elections (ANFREL), the Asian election watchdog, urges the Government and the Election Commission of Bangladesh to postpone the election scheduled to be held on January 5, 2013 citing several conditions that undermine the conduct
September 11, 2013 Sheikh Hasina Wazed Prime Minister Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh Old Sangsad Bhaban Tejagaon Dhaka-1215 Bangladesh Re: Continued Detention of Advocate Adilur Rahman Khan Dear Prime Minister, We are writing to express our deep concern over the arrest of Adilur Rahman Khan on August 10,
Download Full Statement as PDF Here 11 August 2013, Bangkok - The Asian Network for Free Elections (ANFREL), an organization and network of democracy and political rights promoting groups, expresses grave concern regarding the unjust arrest and troubling continued detention of Mr. Adilur Rahman Khan, the Secretary of Odhikar, a leading human rights focused organization
On 10th October 2012 Odhikar marks its 18th anniversary. The day also happens to be the International Day against the Death Penalty1. As a human rights organisation Odhikar has been campaigning for justice and fair trial; and against the death penalty since its inception. Download Report Here as PDF: ANFREL Member Odhikar's 18
The Gazipur - 4 by-elections were fundamentally flawed but peaceful and well administered. It is flawed as the election did not fully comply with international standards for democratic elections as well as the national election laws. [pdf-embedder url="https://anfrel.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/FEMA-RELEASE-4-GAZIPUR-4-STATEMENT-2012.pdf" title="FEMA Press Release 4 GAZIPUR 4 Interim Statement - 2012"]
The Asian Network for Free Elections (ANFREL) recently released a chart assigning a score for political rights and civil liberties to 30 countries in Asia. The chart can be viewed below.
View Full Report (PDF) ANFREL's mission to observe the 9th Parliamentary Elections to the (Jatiyo Sangsad) in Bengali or (House of the Nation) in English took place from 21 November 2008 to 6 January 2009. A total of 74 international observers from 18 countries were deployed to the six divisions of Bangladesh.
View Full Report (PDF) This 8fh Parliamentary Election was rated more disturbing than the previous elections in 1996 with reports of violence had intensified from about 500 reports of election-related killings and injuries to more than 2000 reports within a month toward the polling day. Such an increase was believed to be