The UN Human Rights Office (OHCHR) invites civil society to an online presentation of the UN Human Rights report 2019, chaired by the UN High Commissioner on Human Rights, which will take place on Friday 5 June from 14:00 to 15:00 via Zoom. An electronic version of the Report is available on the Office's website… Continue reading The UN Human Rights Office (OHCHR) invites civil society
On Tuesday May 19th, 2020 2pm Muslim perpetrators attacked a helpless minority Hindu family in Lalitashar village of Mohanpur union in Comilla district's Debidwar upazila, Bangladesh. Seven members of one Hindu family were injured. 3 to 4 of them are currently undergoing treatment at the local hospital (source: Dainik Oporad dated: May 23, 2020). The… Continue reading Brutal attacks on minorities in Bangladesh amid the Covid-19 crisis
To all Permanent Missions to the United Nations Office at Geneva: The Secretariat of the Human Rights Council presents its compliments to thePermanent Missions to the United Nations Office at Geneva, internationalorganizations or their offices, national human rights institutions, non-governmental organizations and other human rights bodies, and withreference to the note dated 20 May 2020… Continue reading Secretariat of the Human Rights Council
The pandemic COVID-19 is affecting everyone globally. Pakistan is showing an alarming increase in patients affected by the virus. Since March 21, Pakistan has been placed on lockdown by authorities seeking to slow the spread of the virus. All over the country, the case rate is above 3,000 and over 60 persons have died until… Continue reading Religious discriminations amid COVID-19 in Pakistan!
Every year December 10 is observed as Human Rights Day, the day in 1948 when the UN General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR)- a comprehensive document that talks about the rights that everyone is entitled to as a human being. In Bangladesh, across the world the past year has been all… Continue reading Research and Empowerment Organisation continues to fight for Human Rights in Bangladesh – Human Rights Day 2019