Human Rights Monitoring Report ( November 1 – 30, 2014 )

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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 Act 1974
Information and Communication Technology Act, 2006
(Amended 2009 and 2013)
Public lynching
Human rights violation by BSF along the border
Violation of Dalit’s rights
Violence against women
Anti Corruption Commission and its accountability Activities of Odhikar hindered

Odhikar believes that ‘democracy’ is a form of the State and presupposes that freedom and human rights are its foundations. Democracy is not merely a process of electing a ruler. Democracy is the result of the peoples’ struggle for inalienable rights, which become the fundamental premise to constitute the State defining collective aspirations and responsibilities. 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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