Saturday, August 25, 2012

URGENT APPEAL: Paris Bar Association is Concerned about Threats on Bnangladesi Human Rights Lawyer

The Paris Bar representing more than 24000 members would like to share its strong concern in relation to death threats received by their colleague Shahanur Islam these last month. Shahanur Islam is the executive director of Bangladesh Institute of Human Rights (BIHR), Country observer-Bangladesh for Global Human Rights Defence (GHRD), Founding Secretary General of

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

URGENT APPEAL: Assault and robbery of human rights defender Mr Shahanur Islam

Dublin, 2011/01/27 
The assault and robbery took place on 9 January 2011 while the three aforementioned human rights defenders were carrying out field work in Jhargaon, Thakurgaon, Bangladesh. Shahanur Islam is General Secretary and Executive Director of the Bangladesh Institute for Human Rights (BIHR); Shohel Ahmed and