Sunday, November 25, 2012

JusticeMakers Fellows: Shananur Islam

Almagro, October 15th, 2012
Mrs. Kolpone, a 36 year-old woman and mother of a ten year-old girl, was arrested in July 2009 by the Paltan police station in Bangladesh, alleging that she had stolen two gold bangles along with some  money. Although the police were not able to recover any of the stolen goods, she was put into custody. Two and a half years passed and she

Thursday, November 15, 2012

NHRC issues ordered to investigate the incident of physical attacked on human rights lawyer in police custody.

Dhaka, April 15, 2012 
National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) of Bangladesh has been issued an order to investigate the incident of physical assault on Advocate Shahanur Islam, founding secretary general of JusticeMakers Bangladesh and also member of DhaKa Bar Association and Bangladesh Bar Council by the police official in Mohammadpur police

Friday, November 9, 2012

URGENT APPEAL:Police fail to react or investigate when human rights defender Shahanur Islam assaulted

THE HAGUE, August 25, 2011
Global Human Rights Defence (GHRD) regrets to inform you of an unprovoked physical assault on our local observer and human rights defender Advocate Shahanur Islam on August 24, 2011 in Dhaka. At this point there is no suspicion or indication that the attack is related to his human rights activities or