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Newsletter | February 2010
 
 

Breaking News! GHRD’s and BIHR’s allegations taken serious by the National Human Rights Commission on the harassment case against GHRD’s observer, Rabindra Ghosh

The Bangladesh National Human Rights Commission issued an order on January 20, 2010 regarding the case of harassment of Adv. Rabindra Ghosh. The order stated that the allegation received from the Global Human Rights Defence and Bangladesh Institute of Human Rights (BIHR) should be investigated by an Additional Inspector General of Police (Ad). Read more...

GHRD supports Dalit leaders’ call for the immediate arrest of the murderer of a Dalit man

On the 16th January a 28 year old Dalit man was beaten to death. GHRD supported Parittran in an action to raise awareness on his murder. Leaders from the Jhenaidah Dalit Parishad, a group working for the rights of Dalits in Bangladesh urged for the immediate action to arrest the perpetrators during a press conference on the 28th January 2010. Read more...

GHRD at the NMC World Youth Meeting in Bari, Italy

GHRD’s staff, including its regional partners from Bangladesh, India and Nepal, participated in the first NMC World Youth Meeting in Bari, Italy. The meeting was organised by the Puglia Region, the Italian Ministry of Youth and the Italian National Agency for Youth. Read more...