Police failure to investigate unprovoked attack against Advocate Shahanur Islam, GHRD’s local partner in Bangladesh


On the August 24, GHRD’s local observer and human rights defender, Advocate Shahanur Islam, was subjected to an unprovoked physical assault in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Panel session: The role and possible impact of NGOs in the creative/ art approaches to Peace, Justice and Human Rights


GHRD representatives Francesca Piccin and Anchelita Gowri were part of a panel discussion for the Peace and Human Rights Education International Summer School of the University of Utrecht in August held here in The Hague.

Press Conference: Minority rights in Pakistan


GHRD, in partnership with Human Rights Focus Pakistan (HRFP) held a press conference on minority rights in Islamabad, Pakistan on the 11th July, 2011.

GHRD Statement at the House of Lords conference on implementation of the Chittagong Hill Tracts Peace Accord, 4 July, 2011


We are pleased to be present today to share some of our observations from monitoring the situation for the Jumma in the Chittagong Hill Tracts. Sadly, our recent interviews with Jumma in the region confirm that human rights violations are continuing and the Jumma have no access to justice.

PRESS RELEASE: Government security forces stand idle as indigenous communities attacked in Bangladesh


Houses burnt to ashes in arson attack on Jumma minority communities in Rangamati and Khagrachari, Chittagong Hill Tracts, Bangladesh.

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