Bangladesh Campaigns

Statement: Interactive Dialogue with the UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders, 31st Session of the UN Human Rights Council | Joint Statement

The following joint oral statement by Lawyers' Rights Watch Canada and Asian Legal Resource Centre was submitted but was among the statements of  eleven NGOs that could not be delivered during the Interactive Dialogue with the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights … [Read more...]

Bangladesh: Threats by Bangladesh Police to Odhikar and the Bangladesh Human Rights Commission (BAMAK) | Letter

Full PDF Version Wednesday, August 19, 2015 Hon. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Office of the Prime Minister Gona Bhaban, Old Sangsad Bhaban, Tejgaon Dhaka, Bangladesh. Email: pm@pmo.gov.bd Dear Prime Minister, Re. Threats by Bangladesh Police to Odhikar and the Bangladesh Human … [Read more...]

Bangladesh: Violent Attack against Human Rights Advocate Hana Shams Ahmed | Letter

Full PDF Version 18th September 2014 Hon. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Office of the Prime Minister Gona Bhaban, Old Sangsad Bhaban, Tejgaon Dhaka, Bangladesh. Email: pm@pmo.gov.bd Dear Prime Minister, Lawyer’s Rights Watch Canada (LRWC) calls on the Government of … [Read more...]

Bangladesh: Draft Bangladesh Law Allows Government Control Over NGO Funds | Letter

Full PDF Version 9 July 2014 Hon. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Office of the Prime Minister Gona Bhaban, Old Sangsad Bhaban, Tejgaon Dhaka, Bangladesh. Email: pm@pmo.gov.bd Dear Prime Minister Hasina, We are writing on behalf of the Centre for Law and Democracy (CLD) and … [Read more...]

Bangladesh: Attempted Abduction and Intimidation of Mr. Mohammad Nur Khan | Letter

 Full PDF Version Monday, May 26, 2014 Ms. Sheikh Hasina, Prime Minister, Office of the Prime Minister, Gona Bhaban, Old Sangsad Bhaban, Tejgaon, Dhaka 1215, Bangladesh Fax: +880 2 8113243, Email: info@pmo.gov.bd Mr. Asaduzzaman Khan, State Minister for Home Affairs, Ministry … [Read more...]

Bangladesh: Re: Enforced Disappearance of Abu Bakar Siddique on 16 April 2014: Remedial Action Urgently Required | Letter

Full PDF Version Thursday, April 17, 2014 Ms. Sheikh Hasina, Prime Minister, Office of the Prime Minister, Gona Bhaban, Old Sangsad Bhaban, Tejgaon, Dhaka, Bangladesh Fax: +880 2 8113243, Email: pmo@pmo.gov.bd Mr. Asaduzzaman Khan, State Minister for Home Affairs, Ministry … [Read more...]

Oral Statement to the 25th Session of the UN Human Rights Council: Human Rights Defenders under threat in Bangladesh and Cambodia | Statement

Full pdf version Date: 10 March 2014 HRC section: Agenda Item 3 Speaker: Ms. Vani Selvarajah Oral Statement to the 25th Session of the UN Human Rights Council from Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada (LRWC) & Lawyers for Lawyers (L4L), non-governmental organizations in special … [Read more...]

Bangladesh: Bangladesh Ignores Request from the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention to Discontinue Prosecution of Adilur Rahman Khan and Steps Up Surveillance | Letter

Full PDF Version Since January 5, 2014 Mr. Adilur Rahman Khan, Secretary of the NGO Odhikar, as well as his family members, experienced increasingly surveillance and harassment by state authorities in Bangladesh. This follows the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention opinion (A/HRC/ WGAD/2013/12) … [Read more...]

Bangladesh: Arbitrary arrest and detention of Odhikar’s Director, Mr. ASM Nasiruddin Elan | Letter

Full PDF Version November 15, 2013 Ms. Sheikh Hasina, Prime Minister, Office of the Prime Minister, Gona Bhaban, Old Sangsad Bhaban, Tejgaon, Dhaka, Bangladesh Fax: +880 2 8113243, Email: info@pmo.gov.bd Mr. Muhiuddin Khan Alamgir, Minister for Home Affairs, Ministry of Home … [Read more...]

Bangladesh: Follow-Up Letter Regarding the Arbitrary Arrest and Ongoing Detention of Mr. Adilur Rahman Khan | Letter

Full PDF Version 10th October 2013 Ms. Sheikh Hasina, Prime Minister, Office of the Prime Minister, Gona Bhaban, Old Sangsad Bhaban, Tejgaon, Dhaka, Bangladesh Fax: +880 2 8113243, Email: info@pmo.gov.bd Mr. Muhiuddin Khan Alamgir, Minister for Home Affairs, Ministry of … [Read more...]