Category Archives: Human Rights Forum Bangladesh

Workshop Held on Reviewing Implementation of CAT in Bangladesh

Bangladesh became a party to the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment in 1998 and has enacted the Torture and Custodial Death (Prevention) Act…

Rally and Discussion meeting in Moheshpur on Violence and Rape against Women and Children

Human Rights Defenders Forum (HRDF), with the support of Ain o Salish Kendra (ASK) organised a rally and discussion meeting on the morning of 31 January, 2019, in Fotepur Gazironnesa…

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Human Rights Forum Bangladesh (HRFB)’s Demands to Political Parties

Human Rights Forum Bangladesh (HRFB) wishes success to all the political parties in the upcoming National Parliamentary Election. The Forum demands that the election manifesto of the parties to reflect…

Implementation of Bangladesh’s International Human Rights Obligations

With the aim of highlighting Bangladesh’s international human rights obligations under treaty bodies, UPR, UN Special Procedures and voluntary pledges, Human Rights Forum Bangladesh (HRFB) organized a round-table discussion on…

Stakeholders’ Dialogue with the Government of Bangladesh

The Human Rights Forum Bangladesh (HRFB), convened a Stakeholders’ Dialogue with the Government of Bangladesh on the Third Cycle of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR), on 02 August 2018 at…

HRFB Press Conference Demanding Impartial Investigation into the Attacks on the Students, Journalists and Release of Renowned Photographer Shahidul Alam

Human Rights Forum Bangladesh (HRFB), a platform of 20 human rights and development organizations, demanded an independent investigation into the attacks on student demonstrations demanding safe roads. They also demanded…

Adoption of the Outcome of the UPR of Bangladesh

The Government of Bangladesh (GoB) accepted 178 recommendations out of 251 recommendations and noted 73 recommendations relating to revision of media laws, decriminalization of defamation, prosecution of violence against human…