Immediate Compensation for Rana Plaza Victims

People over profits   Measures have been taken for factory inspections, committees and groups have been formed, however, compensation has remained in the background.  The Government have a fund but workers are…


Government Need to Commit to Implementation of UPR Recommendations

”GOB needs to take specific and time bound commitments to implement UPR Recommendations” say the Human Rights Forum Bangladesh in the National Seminar on UPR Human Rights Forum Bangladesh (HRFB),…

Political Violence 2014
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Reported Incidents of Journalist Harassment in 2014

Two Journalists have been murdered this Quarter in 2014  Mr. Shah Alam –  Sagor (40) the journalist of by monthly newspaper “Oporadhad Domon”              …

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ASK Condemn Violence Against Journalists – Press Statement

20 April 2013 Medical Interns assaulted six journalists of Ekushey Television at Mitford Hospital in Dhaka on 19th April 2014. [See News Story]  The interns broke the cameras and attacked…


ASK Fact Finding – Attack on Minorities in Pabna – November 2013

See Full ASK Fact Finding Report and Action Below in [English] and [Bengali]  Incident On 2 November 2013, a group of miscreants brutally attacked, vandalised, torched and looted houses, business…

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ASK Investigation – Election Violence – Thakurgaon

Fact Finding Reports Below in [English] and [Bengali] On 5th January 2014,  a violent clash between Hindu and Muslim Communities erupted from Election clashes.  BNP-Jamaat cadres carried out attacks on the Hindus…

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ASK Investigation – Election Day Violence – Abhaynagar, Jessore

See Full Fact Finding Report in [English] and [Bengali] Below On 5 January 2014, the day of 10th parliamentary election, Hindu people of Malopara located in Chapatola village of Abhaynagar…

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ASK Investigation – Election Day Violence – Sadar Thana, Dinajpur

See Full Report Below in [English] and [Bengali] Below. On 5 January 2014, the day of the 10th parliamentary election, incidents of attack on the members of Hindu community and…