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Justice For Tanu

Justice For Tonu

Hundreds of people, including students from different institutions, blocked Shahbagh intersection on 29 March 2016, one of the busiest intersections in Dhaka city, demanding arrest of the killers of Sohagi…

International women's day

International women’s day

International Women’s Day is a time to reflect on progress made, to call for change and to celebrate acts of courage and determination by ordinary women who have played an…

Human Rights Day 2015: Where Are We?

Human Rights Day 2015: Where Are We?

December 10 is Human Rights Day. This year, the United Nations will observe the day in a special manner as the organisation’s campaign to define and implement human rights will…

Heiner Bielefeldt

Preliminary findings of Country Visit to Bangladesh by Heiner Bielefeldt, Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Belief

Heiner Bielefeldt, the UN Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief, speaks during a press conference at the National Press Club, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 9 September 2015 DHAKA/GENEVA (9 September…

Human Rights Council

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the rights to Freedom of Peaceful Assembly and of Association, Maina Kiai

The present document is submitted by Maina Kiai, the Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association, pursuant to Human Rights Council resolution 24/5. The document…