Friday, March 29, 2013

Shahanur Islam Conducts Training on Torture and Human Rights

Khulna, September 24, 2010
Shahanur Islam, JusticeMaker fellow, conducted his training session on torture and human rights in a bid to strengthen prisoners’ rights throughout Bangladesh on September 23, 2010. The training was a collaborative event inaugurated by Fiorez Ahmed, the public prosecutor for Khulna Court and Sunil Chandra Das, the vice-

Monday, March 25, 2013

Warrants Issued for Arrest of Four Policemen Alleging Torture in Remand

Dhaka, September 23, 2010
The Chef Metropolitan Magistrate Court (CMM), Dhaka issued warrants for arrest of four police officers, including former Ramna police officer-in-charge Mahbubur Rahman on Wednesday September 22, 2010, t in connection with torturing a Chhatra League leader in custody  to force ‘false admission’ in the case of attempt on the life of Dhaka University teacher Humayun Azad in

Thursday, March 21, 2013

URGENT APPEAL: OMCT & FIDH concerns on death threats against Mr. Shahanur Islam

Switzerland, March 23, 2009
The Observatory has been informed by reliable sources, including ODHIKAR, of threats received by Mr. Shahanur Islam, Secretary General and Executive Director of the Bangladesh Centre for Human Rights and Development, Programme Manager of Legal and Human Rights Affairs at the Bangladesh Institute of Human Rights & BRCT

Sunday, March 17, 2013

URGENT APPEAL:CCBE Concerns regarding the situation of human rights lawyer in Bangladesh

EUROPE, September 06, 2011
The CCBE writes to express its serious concerns over the situation of Mr Shahanur Islam, a lawyer and general secretary of the Bangladesh Institute for Human Rights (BIHR), who has received death threats in Bangladesh.The CCBE is informed that on 9 January 2011 Mr Islam undertook a fact-finding mission on the violation of minorities

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Shahanur Islam Works to Resolve Case of Unlawful Arrest

Dhaka: Octobr 20, 2010
On October 6, 2010, Mr. Mokhlesur Rahman Badal was arrested by the Drug Control Directorate police of the Ramna zone in the Dhaka metropolitan area. He was detained on the charge of being an accomplice to a drug smuggler who resided in the same building. On October 12, 2010, Adv. Shahanur Islam Saikot, JusticeMaker Fellow

Saturday, March 9, 2013

FACT FINDING REPORT: Arson attacks against indigenous Jumma in Chittagong Hill tracts

Dhaka, July 09, 2011 
JusticeMakers Bangladesh, along with Global Human Rights Defense, the Hague, the Netherlands has been conducted a fact finding investigation into the arson attacks against minority Jumma communities in the Chittagong Hill Tracts region of Bangladesh which occurred in February and April of 2011. In May 2011, Justice

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Sue against nine police and prison officials alleging torture in custody and death due to negligence after torture

A petition case has been filed  against nine (9) police and prison officials including Jail Superintendent & Jailor of Naogaon district jail as well as former Officer in Charge (OC) and present second officer of Badalgachhi police Station under Naogaon district on March 21, 2012. The case has been filed with the Judicial Magistrate Court, Naogaon